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structural element

One of the supporting components of which a building is composed; for example, a beam, column, floor, or wall.
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is eyeing commercialization of the first concrete structural element of its kind in Europe.
In a garden, without competition from rampant wild plants, it can be a strong, structural element. The buds are shiny and pointed, upward facing, but as they open, waxy bells hang down, reflexing gently at the mouth so bees can access their nectar.
Strong connections between the structure and foundation are also vital, since the failure of one structural element can trigger the collapse of another element.
If instead the user is controlling the inter-paragraph spacing by adjusting the margin in the paragraph's style sheet, then that person understands how Word was designed to work: Each type of structural element has its own properties, including a bottom margin property.
Supplier of F-35 Lightning II to the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc (TAI) yesterday announced the delivery of a prototype of its first major structural element for the jet's centre fuselage.
The optimality criterion consists of the following items: L is the structural element's length vector; [G.sub.0] is the leading vector of the elements' cross-sections of design geometry; A(x) is the vector function of cross-section geometry conversion to crosssection areas.
Finally elastic displacements for each structural element, corresponding to various structures design, were calculated using FEM (Tab.
"In addition the core wall area which houses the elevators and forms the key structural element of the project has now reached the eighth floor level with works progressing rapidly in this area," Mr Rajab added.
"Remittances are today the basic structural element of the Latin American economy," says Inigo More, a consultant and president of Remesas.org, a group that studies migrant remittances as a source of development for the receiving countries.
The new law school campus, at the corner of Hughey Avenue and Washington Street, is scheduled to open in the fall of 2005, Participants in the "topping off" ceremony signed a special beam and workers placed the beam, the highest structural element of the building, into place and topped the building with a small evergreen tree.
As for matrix ultimate strains, [([[Epsilon].sub.e]).sub.m] (or efforts [([f.sub.e]).sub.m]), they strongly depend on the chemical nature of the material (ranging usually from 50% to 1000% for vulcanized rubbers) and on the local strain concentrations around the equatorial part of the structural element [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 8 OMITTED], defined by the filler concentration.

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