rigid joint

rigid joint

A joint that is capable of transmitting the full extent of force at the end of the member to the other members framing into the joint. See also: Joint
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rigid joint

A joint between structural members which does not permit relative motion between them.
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Leave for 24 hours and this will form a rigid joint which should stop movement in timber floorboards.
To verify the accuracy of this model, the analytical results for [G.sub.II] of the GFRP bonded interface 4-ENF specimen are examined by comparison with a rigid joint model, conventional beam theory, and two-dimensional finite element analysis (FEA).
The difference between the experimental results and the current FE simulations can be referred to the movement of the foundation as observed by Lee and McClure [19] in the full-scale test and the foundation was considered as rigid joint in the FE simulations.
It is precisely for this reason that the Verlet method works well with our rigid joint: the integrator takes into account both forces and variations in particles positions without losing any kinetic energy.
(4) For rigid joint manipulator, the system parameters appear linearly in the equation as coefficients of known functions of q, [??], and [??].
Dry or semi-dry sand/cement brushed into the joint does not provide a truly rigid joint.
In Case 1, the initial rotational stiffness of the stiffened joint is infinite (the ideally rigid joint).
any hinged connection carries some moment and any rigid joint has some degree of flexibility.
This static joint is unaffected by internal pressure or external loads acting on the flange and behaves as a rigid joint. Flange fatigue life exceeds the fatigue life of the adjoining welded pipe.
As in conventional construction, the rigid joint is made with a full penetration welded connection.
Average of the absolute value of the acceleration response history (m/[s.sup.2]) Seismic wave Seismic wave Node FEM (70 gal) (400 gal) 2644 With semirigid joint 0.1265 0.7519 2921 With semirigid joint 0.1312 0.8654 2920 With semirigid joint 0.1980 0.9950 2920 With rigid joint 0.2120 0.9224 2798 With semirigid joint 0.1265 0.7206 2798 With rigid joint 0.2096 1.0017