bearing pressure

bearing pressure

[′ber·iŋ ‚presh·ər]
(mechanics)
Load on a bearing surface divided by its area. Also known as bearing stress.

bearing pressure

The pressure on a bearing, 2; the load on a bearing surface divided by its area.
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The project constrains demanded a crane that had a minimal footprint and low ground bearing pressure.
The project constrains meant the crane needed to have a minimal footprint and low ground bearing pressure.
2] are the effective bearing pressure area of the two chambers.
The influential and leading opposition figure in the country urged the guarantors of the peace agreement to immediately come out and put a bearing pressure on President Kiir to reverse his decision, asserting it would eventually undermine commitment to implementing peace deal.
The speed is varied according to an advanced control concept that keeps the mill's solid feed as high as possible, while monitoring signals such as power consumption, motor torque and bearing pressure and mill speed.
The critical load conditions are examined in the foundation design and checked against bearing pressure.
In terms of construction, The Heart of Europe has carried out a rigorous programme of vibrocompaction ground engineering on the six islands and the plate load testing results have far and away achieved well beyond the acceptance criteria for the ultimate bearing pressure.
The energy dissipated in the contact is significant and the temperatures in the fluid and contiguous materials with film are raised, it results from it a fall from viscosity and thus a reduction from the bearing pressure of the journal.
The housing back cover, bearing pressure plate and sleeve spacer were found to be seriously damaged.
When building on many sites with poor ground conditions the most economical approach to the foundations is to improve the bearing pressure rather than attempt to bypass the weaker soils with piled foundations.
In contrast to aerostatic air bearings, which operate on a compressed air supply, the KU Leuven air bearing was aerodynamic (or self-acting) and thus developed sufficient bearing pressure from its own rotation.
Initially, the pressure difference control valve was completely closed, which resulted in the internal bearing pressure of 1.