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Compression (physics)

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In mechanics, compression is the application of balanced inward ("pushing") forces to different points on a material or structure, that is, forces with no net sum or torque directed so as ...

Tension and Compression: Two Forces Every Bridge Knows Well ...

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Tension and Compression: Two Forces Every Bridge Knows Well - Bridges support tremendous weight, span huge distances and all the while withstand the  ...

What is the difference between compression and tension ...

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The difference between compression and tension is that a compressing force causes ... Regardless of the strength of the material, compression and tension forces ... reverses direction during the object's... Full Answer >. Filed Under: Physics.

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Nov 16, 2006 ... ... produces compression when you push, and tension when you pull. ... Physics: Calculating the Tension of a Mass Hanging from a Pulley ...

Introduction to tension | Tension | Khan Academy

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... introduction to tension. Solving for the tension(s) in a set of wires when a weight is hanging from them. ... Physics|Forces and Newton's laws of motion| Tension ...

Tension/Compression in Joints | Physics Forums - The Fusion of ...

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Jun 5, 2012 ... What I'm unsure about is my signs and the whole tension vs. compression thing. I don't understand it at all. Let me know where I went wrong (if I ...

Garrett's Bridges » Forces that Act on Bridges

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Nov 11, 2005 ... Also, unlike in compression, the ability of wood to resist tension does not .... thanks, dis really helped me in my physics project on beam bridges.

Tension vs Compression | Essential Humanities

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Introduction; Architectural Importance. Introduction. The two basic types of physical stress are compressive stress and tensile stress. Consider a length of ...

Elasticity - The Physics Hypertextbook

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He was not the first to quantify the resistance of materials to tension and compression, but he became the most famous early proponent of the modulus that now ...

Forces - The Physics Hypertextbook

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The force exerted by an object under deformation (typically tension or compression) that will return to its original shape when released like a spring or rubber ...

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Compression and Tension

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Physics. Bridges S | Bridges T | Bubbles | Compression/Tension | Forces | Gears | Levers | Light S | Light T | ... Compression and Tension Engineers who design ... Drawn as an engineering force diagram, tension and compression look like

Chapter 1 Tension and Compression in Bars - Springer

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Single Bar under Tension or Compression................. 18. 1.5. Statically ... In the case of a positive normal force N (tension) the stress σ is then positive (tensile ...

Fairly Fundamental Facts about Forces and Structures - Lesson ...

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Students are introduced to the five fundamental loads: compression, tension, shear, bending and torsion. They learn about the different kinds of stress each force ...