diagonal brace

diagonal brace

diagonal braces
An inclined structural member in compression and/or tension; usually employed to stabilize a frame against horizontal forces, such as wind.
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Talking of the entry relating to gates, this is why England in Par-ticular is a little gem: "In Devon and parts of Cornwall gates have perhaps five or six bars, two verticals and a diagonal brace from the top bar at the harr-ends with the brace starting high above the top bar.
To simplify the structural analog for the case of multiple truss webs in a row, the diagonal brace was neglected and a single truss web was analyzed.
It also provides optional terminating action for the inspections and is necessary to detect and correct cracking of the vertical chords adjacent to the lower spar fitting, which could result in separation of the diagonal brace load path.
This AD requires repetitive detailed visual and ultrasonic inspections to detect missing, broken or damaged taperlock bolts in the diagonal brace underwing fittings and corrective actions if necessary.
Larger midspar fittings, and a stronger diagonal brace and upper link will be installed on these struts.
Helping achieve those figures is the car''s lightweight construction, with parts like the bonnet, rear panel behind the bucket seats, the diagonal braces on the underbody and the torque tube between engine and transmission made entirely of motorsport grade carbon fibre-reinforced plastic.
The model is lightweight due to parts including the bonnet, the rear panel behind the AMG sports bucket seats, the diagonal braces on the under-body, and the torque tube between engine and transmission, being made entirely of motorsport-grade carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic.
MASSES: - Total about 44 tons of steel: - Diagonal braces about 2 tons: - Jump bodies about 7.
Energy dissipation in X-braced steel frames almost entirely relies on the cyclic behavior of diagonal braces, which may exhibit significant stiffness and strength degradation (Maison and Popov 1980; Gugerli and Goel 1982).
This was fixed with three diagonal braces from the roof peak to the sole plate on the north side.
The diagonal braces near the top of the posts might sweep up to the plates above in a graceful arc.
Fix diagonal braces in each corner to make the arch rigid.