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  • 1 Plastic bending — is a nonlinear behaviour peculiar to members made of ductile materials that frequently achievemuch greater ultimate bending strength than indicated by a linear elastic bending analysis. In both the plastic andelastic bending analyses of a… …

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  • 2 The Green Book (IRA training manual) — The IRA Green Book is a training and induction manual issued by the Irish Republican Army to new volunteers. It was used by the post Irish Civil War Irish Republican Army (IRA) and Cumann na mBan, ( League of Women ), along with offspring… …

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  • 3 plastic — plastically, plasticly, adv. /plas tik/, n. 1. Often, plastics. any of a group of synthetic or natural organic materials that may be shaped when soft and then hardened, including many types of resins, resinoids, polymers, cellulose derivatives,… …

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  • 4 Eastern span replacement of the San Francisco — San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge (eastern span replacement) Artistic rendition of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge seen from Treasure Island (ca. 2014) Official name To be determ …

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  • 5 Microcellular plastic — foam is a plastic composite that has been specially fabricated so as to created micro pores or cells in the polymer matrix. The common definition includes foams with pore size on the order of 10 micrometers in diameter (from 0.1 to 100… …

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  • 6 Cold formed steel — (CFS) is the common term for products made by rolling or pressing thin gauges of sheet steel into goods. Cold formed steel goods are created by the working of sheet steel using stamping, rolling, or presses to deform the sheet into a usable… …

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  • 7 rock — rock1 rockless, adj. rocklike, adj. /rok/, n. 1. a large mass of stone forming a hill, cliff, promontory, or the like. 2. Geol. a. mineral matter of variable composition, consolidated or unconsolidated, assembled in masses or considerable… …

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  • 8 Rock — /rok/, n. a male given name. * * * I In geology, a naturally occurring and coherent aggregate of minerals. The three major classes of rock igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic are based on the processes that formed them. These three classes are… …

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  • 9 materials science — the study of the characteristics and uses of various materials, as glass, plastics, and metals. [1960 65] * * * Study of the properties of solid materials and how those properties are determined by the material s composition and structure, both… …

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  • 10 Plasticity (physics) — Plastic material redirects here. For the material used in manufacturing, see Plastic. Continuum mechanics …

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  • 11 Glass transition — The liquid glass transition (or glass transition for short) is the reversible transition in amorphous materials (or in amorphous regions within semicrystalline materials) from a hard and relatively brittle state into a molten or rubber like state …

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  • 12 History of structural engineering — The history of structural engineering dates back to at least 2700 BC when the step pyramid for Pharaoh Djoser was built by Imhotep, the first engineer in history known by name. Pyramids were the most common major structures built by ancient… …

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  • 13 Hayward Fault Zone — The Hayward Fault Zone is a geologic fault zone capable of generating significantly destructive earthquakes. About 60 kilometers long, it lies mainly along the western base of the hills on the east side of San Francisco Bay. It runs through… …

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  • 14 Bourke engine — The Bourke Engine was designed by Russell Bourke in the 1920s, as an improved two stroke engine. Despite finishing his design and building several working engines, the onset of World War II, lack of test results,[1] and the poor health of his… …

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  • 15 solids, mechanics of — ▪ physics Introduction       science concerned with the stressing (stress), deformation (deformation and flow), and failure of solid materials and structures.       What, then, is a solid? Any material, fluid or solid, can support normal forces.… …

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  • 16 Strength of materials — Internal force lines are denser near the hole, a common stress concentration In materials science, the strength of a material is its ability to withstand an applied stress without failure. The applied stress may be tensile, compressive, or shear …

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  • 17 industrial glass — Introduction       solid material that is normally lustrous and transparent in appearance and that shows great durability under exposure to the natural elements. These three properties lustre, transparency, and durability make glass a favoured… …

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  • 18 architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …

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  • 19 Dislocation — For the syntactic operation, see Dislocation (syntax). For the medical term, see Joint dislocation. In materials science, a dislocation is a crystallographic defect, or irregularity, within a crystal structure. The presence of dislocations… …

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  • 20 building construction — Techniques and industry involved in the assembly and erection of structures. Early humans built primarily for shelter, using simple methods. Building materials came from the land, and fabrication was dictated by the limits of the materials and… …

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