impact load

impact load

[′im‚pakt ‚lōd]
(engineering)
A force delivered by a blow, as opposed to a force applied gradually and maintained over a long period.

impact load

The dynamic effect on a structure, either moving or at rest, of a forcible momentary contact of another moving body.
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Impact load of perilous rock may lead to deformation or fracture of buried pipeline.
CN safety investments this year will include additional fault detection systems such as wayside inspection system technology, hot wheel detectors, wheel impact load detectors, signaled sidings to detect broken rails, and new geometry testing and joint-bar inspection technology.
During the testing procedure, each EPD was subjected to an impact load of 8kg falling from several increasing heights of 0.
Recently, numerous researchers have been studying the effect of impact load on composite laminates.
However, the dynamic loading has a greater effect in the touchdown zone than the runway threshold area due to the heavy impact load caused by the aircraft landing.
a static method of Benkelman Beam is based on the evaluation of time it takes for the pavement to recover to its original state once the load is taken off, while the dynamic Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) analyzes the decrement of deflections along the pavement structure once a dynamic impact load is applied.
Selected by peer review from over 150 submissions, the 63 papers consider topics in material science and mechanical engineering such as a combined diagnosis study of a terminal main insulation hole defect in a 10 kilovolt cross-linked polyethylene cable, the dynamic response analysis of a reinforced concrete column under the effect of an explosive impact load, the numerical simulation and analysis of the ironing process for a deep-cup-shaped workpiece, optimizing the carbon fiber drawing process based on a cooperative immune clonal selection algorithm, and the optimal design of multi-layer absorbing materials based on a genetic algorithm.
Other factors that will impact load factor include: downtime (as a result of technical faults and servicing); wake losses (from turbines caught in the wind "shadow" of others); and electrical transmission losses.
At the same time the continuous cover minimizes exposure of support structures and equipments, and it also facilitates reinforcement of overall strength to be effective in resisting ice impact load, thus making the system also suitable for LNG transportation in frigid or icy-water regions.
However, EBM may not be the right firmware for any of the Rotary UPS solutions mainly due to the high mechanical inertia and poor impact load response of almost 100 ms.