compressive member

compressive member

[kəm′pres·iv ′mem·bər]
(civil engineering)
A structural member subject to tension.
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The computational methods of buckling for elastic and inelastic instability of thin-walled compressive member are discussed in this paper.
A thin-walled compressive member with an arbitrary open section is shown in Figure 1, where point O is the centroid of the section and point C([y.sub.c], [z.sub.c]) is the shear center.
The analytic solution of nonlinearly inelastic buckling load is difficult to be derived because elastic and plastic zones of sections are variable along longitudinal axis of compressive member. Location of shear center of each cross section is not constant in this case.
The compressive member is 180 mm long with angle section as shown in Figure 2.
Shell has a tension member (as opposed to tensile) and the air is a Compressive Member. Until shell is stretched and balanced the compressed air.
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. Connections between these interrupted members with other members of the other bones are made through tensional members as muscles and tendons.
The results of force- displacement diagrams obtained from finite element method demonstrate that using CFRP significantly improve the compressive members performance.
Guo covers the strength and deformation behavior of concrete and its variation regularity based on its basic characteristic and failure mechanism; bond and deformation deference between reinforcement and concrete and confined concrete; the strength, crack, and deformation of flexural and compressive members and the resistance of structural members of reinforced concrete to shear and torsion force; and special behaviors of structural members such as seismic and fire resistance and durability.
As a result, the use efficiency of pultruded FRP as compressive members is quite low, and the popularization value is much poorer than that as tensile members.