elastic membrane


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e·las·tic mem·brane

a condensed membranous mass of elastic fibers, present in the coats of the arteries, and distinct from the looser elastic lamella (for example, those found in veins and the respiratory tract).

elastic membrane

e·las·tic mem·brane

(ĕ-las'tik mem'brān)
A membrane formed of elastic connective tissue, present as fenestrated lamellae in the coats of the arteries and elsewhere.

elastic membrane

Any of several membranes formed of elastic connective tissue fibers.
See also: membrane
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The analysis have been shown that of by use of algorithm of the symbolic generation of finite element stiffness matrices it is possible to find analytical solutions for any types of elastic membrane structures, frames and truss-bar systems and in same to receive symbolic expression of stress-strain parameters of these structures.
On the lower part of the cylinder body 1, there is a piston 3 for load reception, which with the help of elastic membrane 4 produces a hydrostatic pressure in the working fluid.