lateral restraint

lateral restraint

The restraint that limits lateral movement of the compression flange of a beam.
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Contract notice: Provision of lateral restraint devices (guardrails) for the road park of the Guyana deal.
Simultaneously the pontoon's downstream mooring point changes function to provide lateral restraint to the pontoon in a flood or post-flood situation, when not anchored to the shore.
Abu Dhabi-based Dutch Foundation is currently on site carrying out an enabling works contract involving excavation, lateral restraint systems, and dewatering.
These include excavation, lateral restraint systems and dewatering.
At this point, however, loss of the normal lateral condyle contour became the most significant factor contributing to lateral restraint, producing approximately a 70% decrease in force required to translate the patella 1 cm laterally.
The lateral restraint coupled with membrane tension effects improves the load carrying capacity of the geogrid reinforced pavement structure.
A problem with gable walls is they can be very tall and as such need to have some lateral restraint to stop them bulging and buckling.
and Al-Mhaidib, Vertical Swelling of expansive Soils Under Fully and Partially Lateral Restraint Conditions, Proceeding 1st Asian Conference on Unsaturated Soils UNSAT-Asia 2000, in Rahardjo, H.
The use of at least one lateral restraint approximately halfway between the supports and loading head was required per ASTM D 198 (2004b) recommendations.
The rear pivot axles are joined by interaxle balance beams to equalize load and coupled to the frame by three rubber-bushed links with lateral restraint by a transverse link.
In some instances, this approach can simplify construction sequencing, while still providing lateral restraint, which is more supportive of sensitive buildings and structures.