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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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971) term is a mode correction factor that accounts for the first mode displacement contribution of the cantilevers (14) and is small (only 3 %) compared to the almost 20 % for the chi factor correction.
We have measured the filter characteristics with one bridge down (15 [micro]m wide centre bridge) red line, and 2 bridges down (15 [micro]m and 12 [micro]m wide bridges) blue line, both with two 22 [micro]m wide cantilevers down.
It can also be observed that the profiles of the curves generated in the three simulations follow a same pattern, indicating that the load application on the cantilever generates tensions on the same points of the infrastructure, even while varying the position of these applications.
With design and engineering of the post-tensioned cantilever beams completed, the CCL team was on hand to manage their construction on site.
The cross sectional area of AM-AFM cantilever is usually assumed as rectangular shape [3, 7, 14] however in practice most AFM cantilevers deviate from the rectangular cross section and they mostly have a trapezoidal cross section [8, 17] which is due to dynamic etching effect on rectangular cantilevers.
Therefore, in this study, for analysis purpose, segmental bridges constructed by balanced cantilever construction were selected.
Thus, the sensor sensitivity efficiently reduces in comparison with cantilevers when a point force is applied at the free end.
Gold coated Si cantilevers arrays were used by Fritz et al.
Elastic mechanical property measurements of coatings with AFM is still an area of active research, since cantilevers are typically made of Si.
It could aid in the drug discovery process by preventing lead-drug candidates from being disregarded due to a lack of equipment with sufficient sensitivity, and its hope is to jumpstart an already stagnated drug-pipeline by providing this sensitivity in an efficient manner-the cantilever method can simultaneously measure and track a variety of drug-bacteria interactions in real time.
A new Centri-Sifter[R] centrifugal screener features a three-bearing shaft that cantilevers for quick removal of internal components.
1 : a beam or similar support fastened (as by being built into a wall) only at one end <The balcony is supported by wooden cantilevers.