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(2) The shape profile at the axial and lateral direction is decided by the control factors M1, M2, T1, and T2.
Based on the established model, the receptance of the track at the frequency of 0-1200 Hz in the vertical and lateral directions could be calculated.
Displacement loading in longitudinal direction and horizontal load loading in lateral direction are adopted in shear property test.
However, these same directions presented significant differences when they were compared to the anterior, anteromedial, anterolateral, and lateral directions. Differences between the anterior, anteromedial and lateral directions were not observed.
Harmonic waveform analysis--Harmonics can occur in the radial and lateral directions. Most tires are made in segmented molds.
Most of the deformation was occurred at the free end in the lateral direction. Fig.
In the following, we derive the probability density of the diffusion of the electrons along a specified lateral direction, i.e., the x direction.
Because typhoon HAIKUI did not directly impact the experimental site in lateral direction, an uphill and a downhill of wind speed were observed in the time history, indicating that a peak value was recorded.
Due to lateral flexibility in lateral direction the earthquake movements transferred to the building reduces.