slenderness ratio


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slenderness ratio

[′slen·dər·nəs ‚rā·shō]
(aerospace engineering)
A configuration factor expressing the ratio of a missile's length to its diameter.
(civil engineering)
The ratio of the length of a column L to the radius of gyration r about the principal axes of the section.

slenderness ratio

Of a column, the ratio of its effective length to its least radius of gyration.
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With the average value of these measurements, it was possible to calculate the slenderness ratios (SR), based on the relation between particles length and thickness, and flatness factor (FF), based on the relation between particles wideness and thickness.
2 Effect Of Slenderness Ratio On The Composite Column:
0 m, the shear parameter S and the slenderness ratio [lambda] of the cantilever column model are evaluated as 2.
Similar to static testing, the slenderness ratio (lengih/diameier) of the specimen should be crucially considered during the high-strain rate test.
In order to obtain more accurate diagonal cracking strength, the principal shear strength equation is modified by the factors of the effective depth and slenderness ratio (a/d).
35 mm for length, width, and thickness, respectively, which can attain a high slenderness ratio (length/thickness) of 45 (Nourbakhsh 2010).
The effect of FRP wrap is not the same for columns with different slenderness ratios, although the available equations for predicting compressive strength do not consider slenderness ratio as a parameter.
The capacity of a single bolt depends on the bearing strength of the wood, the bending strength, and slenderness ratio of the bolt.
Calculation of wave heights is based on the assumption that slenderness ratio of waves expressed as [?
This relationship between height and width is called the slenderness ratio.