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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2] presented a non-linear finite element model used to predict the behavior of slender concrete filled steel tubular columns with elliptical hollow sections subjected to axial compression.
In our study, the dynamic axial compression simulations of whole lumbar spine and the impact simulation of pelvis bone were conducted.
Axial compression injuries were 32% and combined axial compression and shear were 48%.
7) Axial distraction has 44% sensitivity, and 90% specificity (7), and axial compression has a sensitivity of 25-50% and a specificity of 40-64% (10).
Teng and hu [13] investigated FRP-jacketed thin cylindrical shells under combined axial compression and internal pressure.
Under the state of ultimate balance, both outer and inner steel tubes are in three-dimensional stress states including axial compression, radial compression and circumferential tension.
After 35 days of molding, tests of axial compression were performed, and also determined the modulus of elasticity in accordance with NBR 5739 (ABNT, 2007) and NBR 8522 (ABNT, 2003), respectively, with results presented in the Table 3.
In order to restore the load bearing capacity of an eccentrically loaded fracture bone, the tensile forces have to be absorbed by a tension band and the bone itself has to withstand axial compression.
Whittle's patent application of January 1930 included a drawing of a gas turbine jet engine with two stages of axial compression preceding a single-stage centrifugal compressor.
There are six types of injury mechanisms that can appear in combination: compression flexion (the most frequent type in cervical spine injuries caused by diving into shallow water), flexion disruption, compressive hyperextension, disruptive hyperextension, rotation and axial compression [3,6].
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.