lateral pressure


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lateral pressure

The pressure, acting in the lateral direction, exerted by the retained soil against a structure.
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Caption: Figure 7: Distribution of lateral pressure on the left wall of section II.
Caption: Figure 15: Influence of the EPS20 thickness ratio on reduction of lateral pressure.
Similarly, for all items of the "tension" subscale, there was a significant difference between groups (p = 0.000), i.e., sternocleidomastoid, supralaryngeal muscles, and larynx resistance to lateral pressure.
The model was excavated through 5 steps; each step went forward 8 cm; the lateral pressure coefficient in this process was [lambda] = [[sigma].sub.2]/ [[sigma].sub.1] = 1.
So the design procedure illustrated in this paper provides the appropriate emitters discharge and the inlet lateral pressure head that fit the plant roots water uptake.
In this process, parameters that need to be determined are classified into four types according to their properties: (1) physical and mechanical parameters of the stress field, namely, the rock mass gravity [gamma], elasticity modulus E, Poisson ratio [mu], cohesion C, and internal friction angle [phi]; (2) parameters of the seepage field, including the permeability coefficient of different strata or the facture aperture, and the normal stiffness of the facture rock masses; (3) parameters related to the in situ stress field, for example, the lateral pressure coefficient of initial ground stress; and (4) the coefficients of the coupled empirical relationship.
There has been a single phase structure with the line tension forming a pattern of circular domain at the lateral pressure of 5 mN/m and finally showing a homogeneous and dense phase at the surface pressure of 30 mN/m.
The horizontal tectonic stresses are usually applied on the numerical model based on considering different lateral pressure coefficients ([k.sub.0]).
Moreover, the lateral pressure would be much higher than in the intact foot if the width continued to increase, leading to a high risk of stress fractures.
Maximum lateral pressure for reading was 50 psi (35 m) with an increment of 5 psi (3.5 m).
There is evidence to suggest that modified techniques such as a reverse Sellick's manoeuvre or neck flexion with lateral pressure are better than blind insertion in the neutral position.
The stock was held horizontally in a padded vise so I could carefully open the crack by applying lateral pressure. This maneuver was required in order to work epoxy fully into each of the cracks, however, too much pressure could result in a fully broken stock.

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