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Le coefficient de pointe

English translation: peak coefficient

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French term or phrase:Le coefficient de pointe
English translation:peak coefficient
Entered by: Rebecca Parker - Into English Ltd.
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13:33 Mar 5, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Mathematics & Statistics / Oceanography - Offshore construction
French term or phrase: Le coefficient de pointe
In a post-grad student worksheet on the physics and maths of offshore construction. The terms appears in the following context, which is in a section on ground characteristics.

Any suggestions welcome.


Capacité portante
Le coefficient de frottement latéral pris sur la surface extérieure de la pile ne sera pas supérieur à :

f = 0.23 z

Le coefficient de pointe ne sera pas supérieur à :

q = 32 z

f et q en kN/m2, z en ml de fiche sous la mud-line.
Rebecca Parker - Into English Ltd.
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:49
peak coefficient
Explanation:
Peak coefficients are often used when calculating friction
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peak coefficient


Explanation:
Peak coefficients are often used when calculating friction

Web-Trans UK
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:49
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Grading comment
Thanks for the quick response!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Sounds good :) I had tentitively translated pointe as peak, this is good confirmation. I will wait the 24hrs requested before awarding points.


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