compressive member

compressive member

[kəm′pres·iv ′mem·bər]
(civil engineering)
A structural member subject to tension.
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The computational methods of buckling for elastic and inelastic instability of thin-walled compressive member are discussed in this paper.
A thin-walled compressive member with an arbitrary open section is shown in Figure 1, where point O is the centroid of the section and point C([y.
The analytic solution of nonlinearly inelastic buckling load is difficult to be derived because elastic and plastic zones of sections are variable along longitudinal axis of compressive member.
The compressive member is 180 mm long with angle section as shown in Figure 2.
For intermediate compressive members, inelastic buckling generally occurs as a result of the compressive stresses inside the members being greater than the materials' yield strength.
Chapter 9 Behavior of Compressive Member At Elevated Temperatures
Shell has a tension member (as opposed to tensile) and the air is a Compressive Member.
Basically, the bones in the body are mentioned as the compression elements, such as compression members of Tensegrity structures which are non-continuous and they are connected to each other by continuous compressive members.
The results of force- displacement diagrams obtained from finite element method demonstrate that using CFRP significantly improve the compressive members performance.
Guo covers the strength and deformation behavior of concrete and its variation regularity based on its basic characteristic and failure mechanism; bond and deformation deference between reinforcement and concrete and confined concrete; the strength, crack, and deformation of flexural and compressive members and the resistance of structural members of reinforced concrete to shear and torsion force; and special behaviors of structural members such as seismic and fire resistance and durability.