rigid joint

rigid joint

A joint that is capable of transmitting the full extent of force at the end of the member to the other members framing into the joint. See also: Joint

rigid joint

A joint between structural members which does not permit relative motion between them.
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Dry or semi-dry sand/cement brushed into the joint does not provide a truly rigid joint.
5 times, however, due to its geometry; the joint was not sufficiently stiff to satisfy the requirements for a rigid joint.
any hinged connection carries some moment and any rigid joint has some degree of flexibility.
This static joint is unaffected by internal pressure or external loads acting on the flange and behaves as a rigid joint.
As in conventional construction, the rigid joint is made with a full penetration welded connection.
As can be seen, the rails deflected somewhat more than rigid joint theory predicts but much less than simply supported theory predicts.
The method was proposed to use beam type finite elements with semi rigid joints instead of shell or solid elements that simplified the construction behaviour calculations.
The virtual modeling of the studied double wishbone front suspension mechanisms having rigid joints could emphasize the effects of different solutions on the vehicle performances of stability, handling and passenger comfort.
This value is unique for each joint configuration and varies from a value of zero for rigid joints to infinite for pinned joints.
This is when you see the pipes banging and swaying and why rigid joints can come apart.
To incorporate the effect of semi rigid joints on steel frames