axial compression


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axial compression

A type of force, especially on the foot and vertebral column, in which body weight falls centrally on a particular bone, causing bony impaction.

axial compression

Orthopedics A type of force, especially of the foot and vertebral column, in which body weight falls centrally on a particular bone. See Compression fracture.
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A 2% axial compression is then applied to the top boundary of the simulated model.
At the compression side of B part, wrinkling modes of [beta] = 0[degrees] and 15[degrees] are similar, axial compression strain of the first wrinkle is the biggest, the second one is smaller, and the third one is the smallest.
I demonstrates that the composite columns have the maximum capacities to resist axial compression when the [D.
Bone strength as formally measured in terms of anterior bending, axial compression, and axial torsion was also significantly greater in the teriparatide group, according to Dr.
Patented recently is an absorbent tampon comprising: a chevron shaped mass of absorbent material which has been axially compressed into a generally cylindrical, self-sustaining form, wherein subsequent to the axial compression the generally cylindrical, self-sustaining form has a diameter of less that about 22 mm, the tampon having an absorbent capacity as measured by the syngyna test of between about 12 to about 15 grams, the tampon being fluid expanding, and the tampon having an expanded width upon fluid absorption of at least about 27 mm.
The segments were placed in a servo hydraulic dynamic testing machine and subjected to repeated axial compression and flexion, or combined flexion and side flexion to create a prolapse.
All model configurations were tested in bending (by using a 4-point bending test), torsion, and axial compression.
12] up to two layers of CFRP jackets to strengthening of steel hollow sections subjected to axial compression were utilized.
To measure the axial compression of the specimen, two deflectometers were fitted at top and bottom of the specimen.
The biomechanical basis of instability in spondylolytic spondylolisthesis (Schneider et al 2005), and in the midcervical spine (Subramanian et al 2007), is not excess translation but rather segments operating around an abnormal point of axial compression.
Campbell, CA-based Beahm Designs created its Axial Compression Bonder to eliminate operator dependency and for the demands of precise tube-to-tube welds, providing even stronger tube bonds, the company said.