axial compression


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axial compression

[′ak·sē·əl kəm′presh·ən]
(geology)
A compression applied parallel with the cylinder axis in experimental work involving rock cylinders.
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Models have been loaded in a concentric axial compression way, the failure loads were extracted, and have been compared to the results obtained from the experimental data.
This study estimated the axial compression force (F) and the bending moment (M) in the cross section of the vertebra to investigate the stress on the spine.
When timber is loaded in axial compression parallel to the grain, it exhibits linear stress-strain behaviour up the yield stress that approximate half of the rupture modulus.
Axial compression and shear is the common mode of injury 12 (48%) followed by axial compression 8 (32%).
The author covers the axial compression of circular, square, and corrugated tubes; the bending of tubes; thin-walled structures with an open cross section; torsion; and other related subjects over the bookAEs six chapters.
Axial compression of 2-3 lbs of pressure did not contribute to or alleviate his symptoms.
In this study, the prefabricated permanent steel form integrated with reinforcing cage (PPSFRC) was developed, and the structural performance of the reinforced concrete column specimens fabricated by the PPSFRC method was investigated through the axial compression testing on a total of the nine specimens.
Young, "Buckling of ferritic stainless steel members under combined axial compression and bending," Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol.
At the compression side of B part, wrinkling modes of [beta] = 0[degrees] and 15[degrees] are similar, axial compression strain of the first wrinkle is the biggest, the second one is smaller, and the third one is the smallest.
12] up to two layers of CFRP jackets to strengthening of steel hollow sections subjected to axial compression were utilized.
Furthermore, this column, without needing to consider the limit of axial compression force ratio, can reduce the column size to provide substantial benefits where floor space is at a premium such as in car parks and office blocks.
The experimental program comprised twelve (12) models of columns of reduced scale (h = 500 mm), under axial compression at the Laboratory of Civil Engineering of the Federal University of Para, in which nine (9) columns were strengthened with composite material of carbon fiber (CFRP).