Definition of Stiffnesses

1. Noun. (plural of stiffness) ¹



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Definition of Stiffnesses

1. stiffness [n] - See also: stiffness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stiffnesses

stiffeners
stiffening
stiffenings
stiffens
stiffer
stiffest
stiffie
stiffies
stiffing
stiffish
stifflike
stiffly
stiffnecked
stiffneckedness
stiffness
stiffnesses (current term)
stiffs
stiffship
stiffships
stifftail
stifftails
stiffware
stifle
stifled
stifler
stiflers
stifles
stiflest
stifleth

Literary usage of Stiffnesses

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1. Buckling of Bars, Plates, and Shells by Robert M. Jones (2006)
"Some engineers have tried to characterize laminates with effective laminate stiffnesses, Ex, Ey, vxy, and Gxy, and indeed such properties can be determined ..."

2. Handbook for the Seismic Evaluation of Existing Buildings (1993)
"Distribute the story shears to the vertical resisting elements in proportion to their relative stiffnesses. 6. Analyze individual elements as required by ..."

3. NEHRP Recommended Provisions for Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and edited by Eugene Zeller (2001)
"The individual pile stiffnesses may be determined from field tests or analytically by treating each pile as a beam on an elastic subgrade. ..."

4. The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989 edited by Thomas D. O'Rourke (1993)
"Building stiffnesses in each principal direction were estimated by using a unit shear stiffness derived from testing of wood-sheathed diaphragms (ABK Joint ..."

5. Applied Mechanics for Beginners by John Duncan (1908)
"For the sake of comparing the strengths and stiffnesses of the beams with different methods of supporting and loading, it is assumed in the following ..."

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