Sentence Examples


  • If one end is sharply pressed in, a compression can be seen running along the spring.
  • Thus a push or a compression of the X air is transmitted onwards in the direction OX.
  • The compression members are of timber, except the struts and bottom chord panels next the river piers, which are of steel.
  • The concrete not only affords much of the strength to resist compression, but effectively protects the steel from corrosion.
  • If A t A, are the cross sections of the tension and compression flanges or chords, and h the distance between their mass centres, then on the assumption that they resist all the direct horizontal forces the total stress on each flange is Ht=H,=M/h and the intensity of stress of tension or compression is f t = M/Ath, f c = M/Ach.