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.
A common way to make doors strong, yet light is to combine a sealing flange with a dished head, or curved plate
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.
For the part within the shell, the fixing studs are welded on one side of the shell, and a curved plate
screwed onto these studs protects the elastomeric seal.
The curved plates
on the new flat irons eliminate styling dents and lines.
But he said challenges remain in retaining ballistic performance with curved plates
Theory of flat and curved plates
(in Romanian), Technical Publishing, Bucharest