Neutral axis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Neutral axis (Mech) that line or plane, in a beam under transverse pressure, at which the fibers are neither stretched nor compressed, or where the longitudinal stress is zero. See Axis.
    • Neutral axis (Mech) the line of demarcation between the horizontal elastic forces of tension and compression, exerted by the fibers in any cross section of a girder.
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Usage

In literature:

What is meant by the neutral axis of a beam?
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 561, October 2, 1886" by Various
This higher position of the neutral axis is the one more generally shown by tests of beams.
"Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design" by Edward Godfrey
Any perpendicular to the neutral axis is a scale of chroma.
"A Color Notation" by Albert H. Munsell
We all know what this hypocritical neutrality really is; how it shields the vile aid that fascist Spain is lending to the Axis.
"The Five Arrows" by Allan Chase
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In news:

Neutrally buoyant immobilized paramecia also align with their long axis in the direction of the field.
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In science:

On horizontal axis the number of extra generations Ng , on vertical axis – the mass of the neutral lepton mN .
Extra generations and discrepancies of electroweak precision data
On horizontal axis the number of extra generations Ng , on vertical axis – the mass of the neutral lepton mN .
Extra Generations, Discrepancies of Electroweak Precision Data and Mass of the Higgs
FIG. 2: A pair of neutral spin-1/2 particles is created, with the individual particles heading to the left and right, where Alice and Bob freely choose an axis (respectively ˆa and ˆb) along which to measure their particle’s spin component.
Bell Locality and the Nonlocal Character of Nature
Hence the ionization field in the model became 2D (keeping the axial symmetry about the solar rotation axis) and time-dependent, and since the gas in flow axis and solar rotation axis are inclined at an angle to each other, the model of neutral hydrogen distribution in the inner heliosphere became 3D and time dependent.
Neutral interstellar hydrogen in the inner heliosphere under influence of wavelength-dependent solar radiation pressure
We have shown that the nontrivial, complicated interplay between the charge neutrality constraints and the Polyakov loop dynamics at ms 6= 0 produces a thermal reentrance phenomenon, as two isolated windows for the 2SC pairing can show up on the temperature axis.
Enforced neutrality and color-flavor unlocking in the three-flavor Polyakov-loop NJL model
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