impulsive force

impulsive force

[im′pəl·siv ′fȯrs]
(mechanics)
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"It is an impossible supposition," said the practical Barbicane; "unless that impulsive force had failed; but even then its speed would diminish by degrees, and it would not have stopped suddenly."
Such injuries could be caused by a direct hit anywhere in the body if it transmits an impulsive force to the head.
The dynamics considers the effect of a periodic impulsive force due to the instantaneous shock between the pendulum arm and external load masses arriving periodically.
Figures 5(a) and 5(c) present the maximum amplitude of the electrical and mechanical parts of the system with impulsive force as a function of excitation frequency.
An impulsive hammer was used to make an impulsive force to the beam before and after the beam was damaged.
The model is based on the description of the antenna as a forced-damped oscillator attached to a set of active threads (groups of scolopidia) that provide an impulsive force when they twitch.
This model permits analytical definition of the law of motion x(t), the change of the velocity v(t) and impulsive force F(t) during the impact [8]:
"The meter has to apply an impulsive force to the surface whose going is to be defined.
Badly Drawn Boy is known as a volatile and impulsive force when it comes to live performance.
In regard to the combination procedure of the impulsive forces and the convective forces, Eurocode 8 suggests the absolute sum combination procedure of the impulsive forces and the convective forces, while the ACI, NZS, and IS suggest the Square Root Sum of the Squares method (SRSS) [14, 16, 17].
Also included are chapters on stability of motion, impulsive forces, and the Gibbs-Appell equation.
The towers situated in tsunami prone areas were affected by the impact created impulsive forces to tower and those towers were failed and collapsed.