compression member


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compression member

[kəm′presh·ən ‚mem·bər]
(engineering)
A beam or other structural member which is subject to compressive stress.

compression member

Any member in which the primary stress is longitudinal compression.
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6.4.3 has given Member imperfections for a compression member, this equivalent initial bow imperfection are specified in Table 3.
A minimum of three beam elements were used to represent the compression members.
While conventional compression members including W-shapes are typically limited by flexural (Euler) buckling about the local weak axis of bending, cruciform members in combined compression and bending are typically limited by torsional buckling.
The load combinations with resistance factors ([phi]) of for concentrically loaded compression members were used in calculating the reliability index [beta]0 for ASCE, AS/NZS, EC3 and DSM are as described by authors in [27 -28].
The maximum allowable stress is 20 ksi tensile and compression members' equal.
He covers FRP composites and metals, behavior of the bond between FRP and metal, flexural strengthening of steel and steel-concrete composite beams with FRP laminates, strengthening compression members, strengthening web crippling of beams subject to end bearing forces, and enhancing fatigue performance.
Use of GFRP in concrete compression members produces an increase in strength, but this phenomenon is strongly influenced by the aspect ratio of the cross section.
(2) Logs of all grades may also be used as compression members. Logs used in this application do not usually have a flattened surface.
Light pours down into the central street-like space from a roof made of glass, laminated timber compression members, and steel cable ties with ductile iron connections.
Basically, the bones in the body are mentioned as the compression elements, such as compression members of Tensegrity structures which are non-continuous and they are connected to each other by continuous compressive members.
Chapters cover limit-state design, materials, beams, plate girders, tension members, compression members, trusses and bracing, portal frames, connections, workshop steelwork design example, and steelwork detailing.