allowable load


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allowable load

[ə′lau̇·ə·bəl ′lōd]
(mechanics)
The maximum force that may be safely applied to a solid, or is permitted by applicable regulators.

allowable load

The load which induces the maximum permissible unit stress at a critical section of a structural member.
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It exceeds the maximal allowable load of the gear of linear movement (150 N), thus the modernized grouping device cannot work in such a regime.
The design of Tsubaki's new Enhanced Runner series BS/DIN European Standard Chain combines the benefits of easy disassembly (or easy break) with a ring coining process that overcomes the historical problem for users of having to derate drive chains due to the lower maximum allowable load of their connecting links.
"The LTADL refers to the allowable load after factors of safety for creep, construction damage, and chemical/biological durability have been applied."
The seven guidelines are: 1) Pallet free-fall test drop; 2) Maximum allowable load for plastic pallets in static storage rack applications; 3) Static floor stack and fork tine deflections for plastic pallets; 4) Stacked dynamic load capacity of thermoplastic and thermoset containers; 5) Container free-fall drop test; 6) Testing requirements and acceptance criteria for thermoplastic and thermoset pallet containers; and 7) Column yield strength of thermoplastic and thermoset containers.
Disadvantages include the imposition of higher loads on the main bearings; and range of correction is limited by allowable load on main bearings and allowable roll neck stress, or both.
Since the existing American AVLBs have a maximum load of 60 US tons, or 54 400 kg (Military Load Classification/MLC 60) none of them are able to carry even the lightest variant of the M1 Abrams without exceeding their normally allowable load limit.
So, these are all things the fleet manager needs to be cognizant of, because they may necessitate adjusting tire inflation pressures and/or reducing the maximum allowable load."
These experiments utilized four-point bending tests with various load head positions, and were designed to establish the maximum allowable load that could be applied for 2X[10.sup.6] cycles.
As shown in Table 1, the DF connection with the pilot holes was 234 pounds in allowable load, whereas, the connection without the pilot holes was 246 pounds.
Web length Calculated Calculated Predicted and ratio of allowable load of allowable load of bracing brace-to-web web without brace web with T-brace efficiency length P (a) [P.sup.T] (a) [P.sup.T]/P (lb.) [L.sub.w] 6-ft.