cracked section

cracked section

A section which is either designed or analyzed on the assumption that concrete has no resistance to tensile stress.
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The deformations measured with a 50 mm base displacement gauge at the level of tensile reinforcement could be treated as actual deformations in the reinforcement at cracked section because the decrease of such deformations caused by restraining tensile concrete (when hypothesis of plane sections is valid) is insignificant.
The relation between the left state vector and right state vector of a cracked section k has the following form:
The randomly oriented fibres crossing the cracked section resisted the propagation of cracks and separation of the section.
The cracked section was removed and replaced with new ductile iron pipe and high-max dresser couplings.
Four people died and 102 were injured when the King's Cross to Leeds train was derailed by a cracked section of track at Hatfield, Herts, in October 2000.
The crash occurred when a London to Leeds express was derailed at 115mph by a cracked section of rail in October 2000.
In his professional opinion, the tower is perfectly capable of being restored, and the cracked section of the outer skin rebuilt without having to demolish the large corresponding section of the inner skin.
Assuming elastic behaviour and that the Bernoulli hypothesis is satisfied, the curvature of a cracked section [K.
c], the total flexibility matrix for the cracked section is given as
The court heard Mr Blair met Railtrack bosses on October 27, 2000 - 10 days after an express train careered off a cracked section of line at Hatfield, Herts, killing four people.
The pipe joint or cracked section of pipe is bridged by the rubber seal and locked onto the pipe by expanding the retaining bands, allowing the pipe to move without affecting the integrity of the seal.