bending stiffness

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bending stiffness

A term-used term in materials science for a structure’s rigidity and elasticity.
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Also, small increases in wall thickness led to significant increases in flexural rigidity, regardless of which blowing agent was used.
The added damping and modified flexural rigidity may be computed using the well-known Ross-Kerwin-Ungar (RKU) theory, described in [10].
These calculations allow making a conclusion that the flexural rigidity of the core in the glued cores of turbogenerators decreases slightly, no more than 3%.
Maximum flexural load is the load applied to the plate at the time when it fails; maximum flexural deformation is the maximum deformation reached by the plate before failing; flexural rigidity is the ability of the plate to resist loads without showing large deformations; flexural strength shows the maximum force applied on a plate just before it cracks or breaks; and equivalent flexural rigidity is an indicator of the plate's rigidity, relating plate geometry with the material used for manufacturing it.
The products covered have a tensile strength of greater than 5 kilonewtons per meter (kN/m) according to American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standard Test Method D6637/D6637M in any direction and average overall flexural stiffness of more than 100,000 milligram-centimeter according to the ASTM D7748/D7748M Standard Test Method for Flexural Rigidity of Geogrids, Geotextiles and Related Products, or other equivalent test method standards.
This will reduce the cross-sectional area and flexural rigidity of the vertical reinforcement which are very important in buckling.
The flexural rigidity of the PU-MRF/p-aramid fabric composite was investigated using a cantilever bending test method based on ASTM D1388, and calculated by the following equation:
Three experimental treatments were evaluated to examine mechanical performance in terms of bending strength, flexural rigidity, and ultimate compressive strength.
The topics include dynamic amplification factor measuring of T-girder bridges, vehicle-bridge coupling vibration of equal-span girder bridges of different span number, detecting damage based on correlation characteristics of acceleration response, the seismic performance analysis of a multi-span continuous-girder bridge under multi-excitation, and the impact analysis of the flexural rigidity on the frequency and tension of the stay cable.
As the length of the drill string or product pipe increases in down-hole length, there is a corresponding reduction in the flexural rigidity of the linear member, which in-turn imparts a bearing force directly on the geologic material that forms the outside diameter of the drill hole.
The rod flattening scenario commonly seen with other more flexible rods is improved by the Rail's high flexural rigidity in the sagittal plane, and the race between bone fusion and implant failure is less of a worry with the stronger Rail.