oblique section


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oblique section

An orthographic projection of a section made by cutting with a plane that is neither parallel nor perpendicular to the long axis of an object. See also: Projection drawing
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oblique section

In a mechanical drawing, a section taken through an object at an angle (other than 90°) to its longest axis.
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Structural reinforced concrete, steel and composite steel-concrete members (beams and columns) must be analysed at a sufficient number of cross and oblique sections to ensure that the requirements of design codes are satisfied at all sections along the beams and columns.
The long-term survival probabilities of normal or oblique sections as particular members having one single failure mode and beams as structural mixed auto systems representing multicriteria failure mode may be calculated by the method of unsophisticated transformed conditional probabilities.
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