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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compression_(physics)

In mechanics, compression is the application of balanced inward ("pushing") forces to different ... compression forces. What happens in the directions where there is no compression depends on the material. ... Slightly compressed air or other gases are also used to fill balloons, rubber boats, and other inflatable structures.

science.howstuffworks.com/engineering/civil/bridge2.htm

Buckling occurs when compression overcomes an object's ability to endure that force. Snapping is what happens when tension surpasses an object's ability to ...

www.gustrength.com/kinesiology:tension-compression-shear-torsion

Mar 3, 2015 ... Tension stress (or tensile stress) occurs when two forces pull on an object ... Severe shear related injuries of the lumbar spine used to be fairly ...

www.garrettsbridges.com/design/theforces

Nov 11, 2005 ... Garrett's Bridges is a resource used by teachers, students, and parents alike for ... Compression is a pushing (compressing) force. .... Do you know where compression, tension, torsion and shear might happen on a bridge?

www.sensorprod.com/glossary/compression-force/compression-force.php

Compression Force is the application of power, pressure, or exertion against an ... Since columns are used to support structures, they are always subjected to axial ... For a long (slender) column (Figure 3), buckling occurs before the stress ...

www.tekscan.com/blog/pressure-mapping/what-compression-force

Apr 3, 2017 ... Compression force (or compressive force) occurs when a physical force ... beams used to support the bridge experience the compression force.

www.learncivilengineering.com/wp-content/themes/thesis/images/structural-engineering/PE-reviewStructure-Mechanics-of-Materials-Tension-and-compression.pdf

A compression force is one that squeezes material together. ... tension. With this in mind, what would happen if the beam had an even heavier weight placed on ...

www.teachengineering.org/activities/view/cub_brid_lesson01_activity1

Students explore how tension and compression forces act on three different bridge types. ... Three basic types of bridges used in transportation are: beam and truss bridges, .... What happens to the parallel lines drawn on the top and bottom?

www.siue.edu/SIPDC/Library/lesson%20plan/Science%20Session%20CD/ABE-GED%20Activity%209--Building%20Bridges-The%20Basics.pdf

Compression is a force that acts to compress or shorten the thing it is ... snapping is what happens when the force of tension overcomes an object's ability to.

www.teachengineering.org/lessons/view/wpi_lesson_1

Apr 26, 2017 ... Students are introduced to the five fundamental loads: compression, ... They learn about the different kinds of stress each force exerts on ...