curved plate

curved plate

[¦kərvd ′plāt]
(graphic arts)
In letterpress printing, pieces of type which have been curved to fit the cylinder of a rotary press.
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Optimization of longitudinal web stiffener location in horizontally curved plate girders: A Dissertation in Architectural Engineering.
Horizontally curved plate girders are frequently employed in the construction of modern highway bridges (Hall 1996) in view of their aesthetic appearance and ease of construction where the road alignment requires such curvature.
A common way to make doors strong, yet light is to combine a sealing flange with a dished head, or curved plate.
Doubly curved plate and cup surfaces were first unwrapped and flattened with a CAD parametric viewer, then the embossing files were simply pasted on with ArtCAM.
From here spring a series of curved plate girder ribs which taper in cross-section along their length in both depth and width.
In 1819 Wood patented an improved plow that had replaceable iron parts and a curved plate, the moldboard.
For the part within the shell, the fixing studs are welded on one side of the shell, and a curved plate screwed onto these studs protects the elastomeric seal.
While its shape emulates that of a typical cauldron from the Chinese Bronze Age, the 56 swirling clouds engraved on its curved plate imbue the cauldron with a distinctly modern feel, and represent best wishes to China's 56 ethnic groups.
The curved plates on the new flat irons eliminate styling dents and lines.
But he said challenges remain in retaining ballistic performance with curved plates.
Theory of flat and curved plates (in Romanian), Technical Publishing, Bucharest