internal force


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internal force

force occurring inside an object or in the body, e.g. by the action of muscles.
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Part of the investigation concerns the consequences or otherwise of a former relationship on internal force matters.
The Islamic World is being subjected to powerful contrary external and internal forces.
5 of Eurocode 3 Part 1-1 (2006), this classification is based on the ratio between the length and the thickness (c/t) of the fully or partially compressed elements that compose sections (webs and flanges), the internal forces of the section (axial force or bending moment) and the structural steel class.
But, Shoucair argued, what is different about this conference is the presence of a strong Lebanese internal force, namely Hizbullah.
com: calm, agility, gathering chi, internal force and spirit.
If the actuating force is higher than the internal force supplied by the spring, activation occurs.
He concludes "if there was an all embracing internal force behind the rise of the Comanche empire, it was the relentless competition for social prestige among Comanche men.
But a confidential internal force inquiry later found that while custody officers car-rieout basic local checks and Police National Computer checks, they failed to realise that he was a sex offender who needed to officially register his whereabouts with West Midlands cops.
The claims came to light during an internal force investigation, when a police employee raised concerns with the Met's Directorate of Professional Standards (DPS) about the conduct of a handful of officers.
An internal force investigation was launched late last year after the allegations of misconduct came to light.
Results of the "cultural survey" of police in Norfolk were published in an internal force magazine.