Concentrated load

concentrated load

[′kän·sən‚trād·əd ′lōd]
(mechanics)
A force that is negligible because of a small contact area; a beam supported on a girder represents a concentrated load on the girder.

Concentrated load

A load acting on a very small area of the structure’s surface; the exact opposite of a distributed load.

concentrated load

A load acting on a very small area of a structure, as differentiated from a distributed load.
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In the study of masticatory load distribution, there are 59 fixing points whereas in the study of models with a concentrated load of chewing, there are 57 fixing points.
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Assuming a concentrated load, the force to bend that shaft 0.
Experimental studies were conducted on composite beams subjected to single concentrated load applied at the mid-span.
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The fan vault as a critically slim conoid skin distributes self loads throughout its rotated curved surface as structure, and is without the concentrated load patterns of ribbed geometry found in Gothic architecture.
The initial state of equilibrium of the cable loaded by a concentrated load is shown in Figure 2.

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