# Lateral

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## Lateral

A transfer to another department or division without a promotion or increase in responsibility. A lateral may not come with a raise or bonus, and the term implies that it may not be desirable.
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Caption: Figure 11: Distribution of lateral pressure on the left wall of section I.
[14] to determine the lateral pressures on rigid nonyielding retaining walls with geofoam inclusion for various wall heights and EPS panel thickness of t = 1.2 m by using finite element software Sigma/W (GEO-SLOPE International Ltd., 2008) showed that specific combinations of geofoam panel thickness and retaining wall height may induce plastic strains in the geofoam.
Therefore, determining the lateral pressure coefficients [[lambda].sub.x] and [[lambda].sub.y] of the initial ground field in the tunnel area is important.
To better numerically simulate the in situ stress field of the Ertan hydropower station, two lateral pressure coefficients, 1.5 and 2.5, are both considered.
According to the equation mentioned above, compressive strength of the element lateral pressure will be obtained:
In centrally compressed concrete elements with confinement reinforcement, in any point of which uniform lateral pressure is created, the limit stress [[sigma].sub.bzu] can be calculated by formula obtained theoretically in the work [11]
The reason is that when the wall moves back, no significant change is observed in the induced lateral pressure, i.e.
This causes circumferential tensile strain and stress in the CFRP sheet, and then the CFRP sheet applies lateral pressure to the GFRP pipe conversely, which restrains the lateral expansion and longitudinal splitting of the short pipe and heightens its ultimate compressive stress.
The use of geofoam backfilling against a vertical structure significantly reduces and/or eliminates lateral pressure on that structure, whether it is a bridge abutment, retaining wall, or foundation wall.
It is all too easy to inadvertently overstress the joints or connections--perhaps too much lateral pressure is applied on a fitting during use, which causes it to break.
Using the ratio, lateral pressure is simply calculated by the horizontal stress integration.
In such cases, a patient may not suffer from an excessive lateral pressure phenomenon.

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