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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 ...

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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.garrettsbridges.com/design/theforces

Nov 11, 2005 ... Garrett's Bridges is a resource used by teachers, students, and parents alike for turning model ... Compression is a pushing (compressing) force. ... It happens when there are two opposing forces acting on the same point.

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

Compression Force is the application of power, pressure, or exertion against an object ... Since columns are used to support structures, they are always subjected to axial ... Kneeling occurs when the inelastic limit of the member is reached.

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Elastic materials, and objects such as springs, change shape when a force is exerted ... stretching happens when the material or object is pulled; compression  ...

www.teachengineering.org/activities/view/cub_brid_lesson01_activity1

Mar 10, 2017 ... Students explore how tension and compression forces act on three different bridge ... Three basic types of bridges used in transportation are: beam and truss .... What happens to the parallel lines drawn on the top and bottom?