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cantilever

A beam or overhanging architectural element that is supported at only one end.The most common examples are bay windows and swimming pool diving boards.The most famous example is a balcony that seems to be suspended in the air above a waterfall at Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, Fallingwater, in Pennsylvania (www.paconserve.org/fallingwaterhome.htm).

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However, the significantly nonlinear stress-strain behavior of plastics along with the large strain in the cantilever snap beam during the assembly may result in large design errors if the classical beam theory is used for the analysis (12).
Department of State K12 (15,000 lbs at 50 MPH) and K4 (15,000 lbs at 30 MPH) certification, the Model 450/400 Cantilever Barrier Gates continue to be the industry choice.
In the end, the space bugs were ahead of their time - they haven't yet progressed past the testing phase, but the cilia approach - the cantilever arms to propel the bugs - has gone further.
Warrington will play host to a West African representative XI in a friendly at Cantilever Park next year.
Cantilever Coping can be used with EIFS, brick or panels which often do not allow for traditional anchoring to the exterior building structure.
To track the motion of the cantilever/probe assembly as it scans a surface, an AFM typically includes an optical detection system that consists of a laser reflected off of the back side of the cantilever and directed towards a position sensitive detector (PSD), as shown in Figure 1.
By using Euler-Bernoulli method and by taking into account the effects of hydrodynamic function in liquid media, an analytical correlation was presented to calculate cantilever resonance frequency.
According to Ndieyira, the cantilever technology confronts a growing problem of multidrug-resistant hospital superbugs.
THE Delhi Metro on Wednesday called a board meeting to discuss the sagging problem at one of the cantilever arms of the Noida City Centre Metro Station.
The paper focuses on increasing the efficiency of rectangular and optimal shape of the second and third mode transverse vibration cantilever harvesters by optimal segmentation of the piezoelectric materials of different polarization on the face of the cantilever.
The Cantilever House is a pre-fabricated, affordable residence designed and built in Fayetteville, by students, and installed in the Pettaway Park Neighborhood in Little Rock.
The methods analyzed are: ASHRAE Handbook's Guided Cantilever Method (1) and U-bend constant.