shearing force


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shear·ing force

(shēring fors)
Action in opposite directions within the same plane, but not collinear, causing one portion of an object to slide, displace, or shear with respect to another portion of the object
[M.E. scheren, fr. A.S. sceran]
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Collapsing Shearing Force [F.sub.cud] and Its Corresponding Displacement [X.sub.cud].
Although shearing force can be measured more easily and directly than chemical composition, little information is available about the relationship between shearing force and nutritional value of stylo.
Where: Fs max is the shearing force in N; and A is the cross-sectional area of the stalk at shearing plane in mm2.
The constraints of a rolling shear mechanism mainly include some motion parameters and performance parameters, such as the opening distance, the shearing overlap error of the upper and lower shear blade, and the peak value of shearing force.
Abstract: Structural sufficiency of an industrial hydraulic shear to safeguard quality of the cuts is investigated by 3D finite element modeling of base and guillotine of the machine tool Shearing forces are calculated analytically and rams as well as guillotine hinges are represented by calculated actions and reactions accordingly.
And, of course, those polymer chains also have to be able to link back up after the shearing force has been withdrawn so the mucus can re-adhere to the foot.
Sierra has recently introduced the T700 model shear/baler/ logger, which offers 700 tons of shearing force. It also includes a pre-load table and pre-compression and produces bales and logs measuring 32" x 24" x variable.
"Effect of shearing force on the contact stresses of the tread rubber block with slip," D.-M.
The rotor of mill creates strong centrifugal and shearing force which, when combined with the fast circulation rate of the slurry, result in efficient grinding with sharp particle size distribution.
According to the company, because the PLM 0.5 provides close clearance between its two open framed blades and the inner walls of the vessel, it creates a strong shearing force resulting in high-quality small batch mixing, kneading and dispersion.
The shearing force of the beam is transmitted to the CFST column through shear force resistance rings, annularly distributed steel brackets, and bearing pins welded to the tube wall.
Shearing force describes the force required to fracture a plant when applied at 90 degrees to the plant surface and has been used to physically characterize forages (Mackinnon et al., 1988; Inoue et al., 1994).