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 burst fracture is a specific form of compression fracture that requires considerable forces of axial compression and flexion in healthy bone.
[1] researched on square hollow sections (SHS) cold-formed steel were made-up by spot welding, strengthened by CFRP under axial compression. The SHS were fabricated by spot-welding and had plate width-to thickness ratios between 42 and 120, resulting in plate slenderness ratios between 1.1 and 3.2.
Carpick, "Mechanical instabilities of individual multiwalled carbon nanotubes under cyclic axial compression," Nano Letters, vol.
Figure 7 indicates that the plastic hinge length increases with increase of the axial compression ratio.
Therefore, the comparison implies that the new method in this paper is yet an effective method to predict the resistance of the CFSST column reinforced by inner circular tube under axial compression.
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.
Delamination of pultruded glass fiber--reinforced to axial compression, Composite Structures 91: 66-73.
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. The same models were used for the 3 tests.
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.