Wednesday, 13 June 2012

defenitions

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Compressing – is the act of compressing. 

Tension- is the act of stretching or straining something that is a part of your body.

 Bending – is to force an object, especially a long or thin one from a straight form into a curved or angular one or from a curved or angular form into something that is hard or soft.

Torsion – is the act of twisting.

Beams - any of various relatively long pieces of metal, wood, stone, etc., manufactured or shaped especially for use as rigid members or parts of structures or machines.

Arches – is a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening, consisting of a number of wedgelike stones, bricks, or the like, set with the narrower side toward the opening in such a way that forces on the arch are transmitted as vertical or oblique stresses on either side of the opening.

Trusses – Is to tie, bind, or fasten.

Suspensions – is the act of suspending.

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