contact pressure

contact pressure

[′kän‚takt ‚presh·ər]
(electricity)
The amount of pressure holding a set of contacts together.

contact pressure

Pressure, produced by the weight of a footing and all the forces acting on it, which acts at and perpendicular to the contact area between the footing and the soil.
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Despite extremely low contact pressure, it has been shown to remove as much as 95 percent of potential carryback material.
The deformations, distribution of the contact pressure and shear stresses were obtained for the soft and hard rubber compounds with different vertical load conditions.
Peak contact pressure and contact area were not affected by selective flap removal (superior vs.
The result is simpler and more precise control of contact pressure that avoids excessive compaction of the roll, which can create problems during unwinding, Macchi says.
However this kind of formula considers a homogeneous distribution of the contact pressure along the length of the cylinder.
In the mixed lubrication regime, the hydrodynamic pressure is superposed by the contact pressure based on surface roughness.
The wiping contacts, mechanical linkage with two-step actuation, clean contacts providing high, positive contact pressure and longer contact life.
Assessment of cartilage contact pressure and loading in the hip joint during split posture.
Unlike other devices on the market, the Genie Lift Guard Contact Alarm system could reduce the risk of operators applying unintentional contact pressure on the boom's control panel," added Engstrom.
In this regard, it has been defined range of questions, the answers to which lead to an understanding of directions of design of such devices, namely: 1) whether the critical is reduction of the forces of contact pressure due to deformation of the shaft?
13] evaluated the contact pressure, contact area and penetration depth at wheel-rail/switch contact by means of FE analysis.
In addition, the firm center rib helps distribute the contact pressure along the roller.