end-plate


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end·plate

, end-plate (end'plāt),
The ending of a motor nerve fiber in relation to a skeletal muscle fiber.

end·plate

, end-plate (end'plāt)
The ending of a motor nerve fiber in relation to a skeletal muscle fiber.

end-plate,

n the terminal fibers of the motor nerves to the voluntary muscles. The nerve endings lose their myelin sheaths as they enter the sheaths of striated muscle fibers, at which point they ramify across the muscle fiber like the roots of a tree.
end-plate, motor,
n the end-plate by which impulses from nerves are transmitted to the muscle fibers. It is a modification of the sarcolemma and is continuous with it. The end-plate potential generated by the nerve impulse activates the muscle impulse.

end-plate

a flattened discoid expansion at the neuromuscular junction, where a myelinated motor nerve fiber joins a skeletal muscle fiber.

end-plate potential
created by acetylcholine causing depolarization of the muscle cell membrane.
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Furthermore, calculations of joints were performed when the components in the connection area were less stiff: bolt diameter was reduced to 16 mm and the end-plate thickness up to 10 mm.
FE model of beam-to-column extended end-plate joints, Journal of Constructional Steel Research 67(10): 15781590.
Column web and flange strength at end-plate connections.
Bolted beam-to-column joint with extended end-plate with and without stiffeners [M.
The two characteristic point of the end-plate from which the moment-rotation diagram is obtained are the points in the centre of the two flange (Figure 13).
The numerical model of contact problem obtained by FEM, including incorporated experimental obtained F-[DELTA] diagram for the bolts, gives the better real solutions for maximum loading of the end-plate connection of the steel construction than EUROCODE 3.