In order to realize forming of complex 3D curved plate
, multiple forming paths should be applied onto the machined plate.
Optimization of longitudinal web stiffener location in horizontally curved plate
girders: A Dissertation in Architectural Engineering.
Horizontally curved plate
girders are frequently employed in the construction of modern highway bridges (Hall 1996) in view of their aesthetic appearance and ease of construction where the road alignment requires such curvature.
Doubly curved plate
and cup surfaces were first unwrapped and flattened with a CAD parametric viewer, then the embossing files were simply pasted on with ArtCAM.
From here spring a series of curved plate
girder ribs which taper in cross-section along their length in both depth and width.
In 1819 Wood patented an improved plow that had replaceable iron parts and a curved plate
, the moldboard.
Later on I served an adult apprenticeship as a stereotyper - we used to produce the curved plates
for the printing presses - and working in a newspaper environment I studied how reporters such as Brian Radford, Clive Phillips, John Billot, George Williams and others went about their work.
I can still remember when we were in our raucous prime at the Arabian Press premises, and used to love the gleaming process by which words were set in hot metal, forged into huge curved plates
, clamped on to our enormous Press, and sent out to every corner of Bahrain by fleets of early morning vans.
The curved plates
on the new flat irons eliminate styling dents and lines.