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*  Shear strength
Shear modulus Shear stress Shear strain Shear strength (soil) Shear strength (Discontinuity) Strength of materials Tensile ... and shear strengths: USS: Ultimate Shear Strength, UTS: Ultimate Tensile Strength, SYS: Shear Yield Stress, TYS: Tensile Yield ... In engineering, shear strength is the strength of a material or component against the type of yield or structural failure where ... When a paper is cut with scissors, the paper fails in shear. In structural and mechanical engineering, the shear strength of a ...
*  Shear strength test
Soil shear strength tests are used to determine the load on soil. Some of these tests are: direct shear test triaxial shear ... test vane shear test unconfined compression test. ...
*  Shear strength (soil)
The drained shear strength is the shear strength of the soil when pore fluid pressures, generated during the course of shearing ... "Undrained Shear Strength of Anisotropically Consolidated Clays", ASCE Speciality Conference on Shear Strength of Cohesive Soils ... Thus there are three commonly identified shear strengths for a soil undergoing shear: Peak strength τ {\displaystyle \tau } p ... Shear strength is a term used in soil mechanics to describe the magnitude of the shear stress that a soil can sustain. The ...
*  Shear strength (discontinuity)
The shear strength of a discontinuity is often considerably lower than the shear strength of the blocks of intact material in ... the shear strength of discontinuities influences the stress distribution in a soil or rock mass. The shear strength along a ... or have the asperities been sheared off). Only for simple models of discontinuities the shear strength can be analytically ... or empirical calculations based on characterizing the discontinuity are used to establish the shear strength. Direct shear test ...
*  Geotechnical engineering
Shear strength The maximum shear stress that can be applied in a soil mass without causing shear failure. Atterberg Limits ... and compared to the soils shear strength as determined by Terzaghi's shear strength equation. Stability is ultimately decided ... Stability is determined by the balance of shear stress and shear strength. A previously stable slope may be initially affected ... Alternatively, shear strength may be decreased by weathering, changes in pore water pressure, and organic material. Several ...
*  Jamestown Viaduct
"Shear strength of slab". Railway Gazette. 1 October 2005. Retrieved 9 September 2014. "Winning Corus Design Grants Historic ... 120 tonnes (120 long tons; 130 short tons) of steel and 600 cubic metres (21,000 cu ft) of high strength concrete were used to ...
*  Plascore Incorporated
The resulting composite structure exhibits a high strength-to-weight ratio and shear strength. Shear strength is the measured ... 2009). What is the definition of "shear strength"? Plascore AS9100 and ISO-9001 Certificate "Plascore receives awards from CERN ... Plascore honeycomb is designed to increase shear strength while adding minimal additional weight. Plascore is a global ... where it allows boat designers to add strength to hull manufacturing and also save weight, for example by using thin layers of ...
*  Papercrete
... has very good shear strength as a block. Lateral load involves sideways force - the wind load on the entire area of ... However, its strength in model structures has been proven, and homes and small commercial buildings are being constructed. ... Papercrete has also been tested for its tensile strength. Fuller notes that a papercrete block is the equivalent of hundred of ... Dried papercrete has very low strength, but fails by slow compression (due to the large air content and hence compressibility) ...
*  John Burland
Burland, J. B. (1990). "On the compressibility and shear strength of natural clays". Géotechnique. 40 (3): 329. doi:10.1680/ ... to deliver the 30th Rankine Lecture of the British Geotechnical Association titled On the compressibility and shear strength of ...
*  Heatable glass
EVA has low shear strength, especially in low temperatures; it results in delamination (layering). PVB - polyvinyl butyral film ... Only safe tempered glass, the strength of which is a lot higher than the strength of ordinary glass, is used in production of ... has high shear strength. Heated glass Smart glass Window film Window § Solar window Article «Heatable Glass». ...
*  Rankine Lecture
Burland, J. B. (1990). "On the compressibility and shear strength of natural clays". Géotechnique. 40 (3): 329. doi:10.1680/ ... Bishop, A. W. (1966). "The Strength of Soils as Engineering Materials". Géotechnique. 16 (2): 91. doi:10.1680/geot.1966.16.2.91 ...
*  Cleveland Williams
Chuvalo's sheer strength winning an all action bout. On November 29, 1964, in the evening, during the height of the American ... He regained his weight and strength by tossing 80-pound bales of hay daily on a cattle ranch till he had regained his fighting ...
*  Luke Tapscott
Milbank, Zac (10 November 2009). "Luke Tapscott is rich talent and sheer strength". The Advertiser. Retrieved 31 March 2011. ...
*  Scarf joint
Shear strength is assumed to be equal to σ/2. The following equations need to be adjusted if the shear strength is greater than ... However, α=45° will be stronger than α=90° if shear strength is greater than σ/2. The joint is strongest between these two ... The second equation accounts for failure in shear. Some special angles should be noted or the graphs of two equations should be ... The plain scarf is not preferred when strength is required, so it is often used in decorative situations, such as the ...
*  Tilt test (geotechnical engineering)
Direct shear test Shear strength Triaxial shear test Hoek, E.; Bray, J. (1974). Rock slope engineering. London: Institute of ... In geomechanics, a tilt test is a simple test to estimate the shear strength parameters of a discontinuity. Two pieces of rock ... ISBN 978-90-6191-109-8. Barton, N.R. (5-6 March 2008). "Shear Strength of Rockfill, Interfaces and Rock Joints, and their ... Phien-wej, N.; Shrestha, U.B.; Rantucci, G. (1990). "Effect of infill thickness on shear behaviour of rock joints". In Barton, ...
*  Major soil deposits of India
These soils have low shearing strength and high compressibility. The marine clays are soft and highly plastic.They contain ... It requires densification to increase its bearing capacity and shearing strength. Commonly recognised plants that grow in these ... The engineering properties of such soils are as follows: High compressibility Low bearing capacity Low shearing strength ...
*  List of Slayers characters
This sheer strength is sufficient to destroy lesser demons. Voiced by: Masahiro Anzai (Japanese); Matt Black (Episodes 11-13), ... Unlike most of the Seyruun royal family, Phil has no magical powers, but his brute strength crushes injustice with attacks such ... Gaav still displays a considerable amount of strength, far outclassing even that of Xellos, who is unquestionably the strongest ...
*  SMR classification
This parameter is related to the probability of discontinuity shear strength. F3 depends on the relationship between slope (βs ... Slope Mass Rating or SMR is a rock mass classification scheme developed by Manuel Romana to describe the strength of an ... The term rock mass incorporates the influence of both intact material and discontinuities on the overall strength and behavior ... SMR uses the same first five scoring categories as RMR: Uniaxial compressive strength of intact rock, Rock Quality Designation ...
*  Continuum mechanics
A solid is a deformable body that possesses shear strength, sc. a solid can support shear forces (forces parallel to the ... ISBN 0-7506-8025-3. Wright, T. W. (2002). The Physics and Mathematics of Adiabatic Shear Bands. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge ... the intensity of electromagnetic forces depends upon the strength (electric charge) of the electromagnetic field. The total ... material surface on which they act). Fluids, on the other hand, do not sustain shear forces. For the study of the mechanical ...
*  Friction welding
This also requires the parts to have a high shear strength. Linear friction welding requires more complex machinery than spin ... Friction welding provides a "full strength" bond with no additional weight. Other common uses for these sorts of bi-metal joins ... This is particularly useful in aerospace, where it is used to join lightweight aluminum stock to high-strength steels. Normally ... such as high-strength heat-treated steels. Another advantage is that the motion tends to "clean" the surface between the ...
*  Discontinuity (geotechnical engineering)
doi:10.1007/s10064-002-0155-4. Barton, N.R.; Choubey, V. (1977). "The shear strength of rock joints in theory and in practice ... Normally discontinuities with the same origin have broadly the same characteristics in terms of shear strength, spacing between ... is a plane of physical weakness where the tensile strength perpendicular to the discontinuity or the shear strength along the ... shear strength, roughness, infill material, etc.) are broadly the same. A discontinuity may exist as a single feature (e.g. ...
*  Slope stability
Stability is determined by the balance of shear stress and shear strength. A previously stable slope may be initially affected ... Alternatively, shear strength may be decreased by weathering, changes in pore water pressure, and organic material. The field ... Mass movements can be caused by increase in shear stress, such as loading, lateral pressure, and transient forces. ...
*  Molybdenum disulfide
... with a corresponding estimated shear strength of 56.0 MPa. Direct methods of measuring the shear strength indicate that the ... The shear strength of MoS2 increases as the coefficient of friction increases. This property is called superlubricity. At ... Extensive work has been performed to characterize the coefficient of friction and shear strength of MoS2 in various atmospheres ... The yield strength of monolayer flakes was 270 GPa, while the thicker flakes were also stiffer, with a yield strength of 330 ...
*  Sliding criterion (geotechnical engineering)
The shear strength of a discontinuity is important in, for example, tunnel, foundation, or slope engineering, but also ... If the thickness is less than the amplitude of the roughness, the shear strength will be influenced by the wall material and ... Softening infill material will under the influence of water or displacements, attain in lower shear strength and will act as a ... The sliding criterion (discontinuity) is a tool to estimate easily the shear strength properties of a discontinuity in a rock ...
*  Electric resistance welding
The bonded materials typically exhibit excellent shear and tensile strength, but poor peel strength. In a fusion bond, either ... The resultant bond exhibits excellent tensile strength, but poor peel and shear strength. Resistance seam welding is a process ... While the shear strength of each weld is high, the fact that the weld spots do not form a continuous seam means that the ... When high strength in shear is needed, spot welding is used in preference to more costly mechanical fastening, such as riveting ...
*  Philippines Campaign (1944-1945)
On January 9, 1945, on the south shore of Lingayen Gulf on the western coast of Luzon, General Krueger's Sixth Army landed his ... The Japanese miscalculated the relative strength of the naval and air forces, and they attempted to destroy the landing. This ... On October 20, 1944, the U.S. Sixth Army, supported by naval and air bombardment, landed on the favorable eastern shore of ...