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French term or phrase:ressorts de sol
English translation:ground springs
Entered by: Guy Bray
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21:15 Mar 26, 2007
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering / seismic engineering
French term or phrase: ressorts de sol
From the geotechnical modeling section of a power-plant construction document, describing the effects of seismic waves on the building's foundations (suggestions for the rest of the sentence welcome):

"L'interaction sol structure est prise en compte par la méthode des ressorts de sol (calage de la valeur sur le premier mode d'interaction sol-structure)."
Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 10:11
ground springs
Explanation:
Nothing to do with water bubbling out of the ground!

uses of reduction methods for coupled Finite Element (FEM) / Boundary ... For soil-structure in-. teraction a model with ground springs is efficient be- ...
www.sdtools.com/pdf/isma00.pdf

importance of soil resistance on the sides, even for such a low rise structure. While. an adjusted passive resistance approach or horizontal ground springs ...
www.tac-atc.ca/English/pdf/conf2005/s12/morrison.pdf

modeling transport airplane structure using DYCAST ... Stiff ground springs. simulated the concrete pad impact surface. Each ...
pdf.aiaa.org/GetFileGoogle.cfm?gID=44929&gTable=mtgpaper


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Note added at 16 mins (2007-03-26 21:32:01 GMT)
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Soil/structure interaction is taken into account by the ground springs method (value set at that of the first mode of soil/structure interaction)
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xxxBourth
Local time: 19:11
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Thanks very much indeed for your prompt and invaluable assistance. I also agree with your full sentence.
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ground springs


Explanation:
Nothing to do with water bubbling out of the ground!

uses of reduction methods for coupled Finite Element (FEM) / Boundary ... For soil-structure in-. teraction a model with ground springs is efficient be- ...
www.sdtools.com/pdf/isma00.pdf

importance of soil resistance on the sides, even for such a low rise structure. While. an adjusted passive resistance approach or horizontal ground springs ...
www.tac-atc.ca/English/pdf/conf2005/s12/morrison.pdf

modeling transport airplane structure using DYCAST ... Stiff ground springs. simulated the concrete pad impact surface. Each ...
pdf.aiaa.org/GetFileGoogle.cfm?gID=44929&gTable=mtgpaper


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Note added at 16 mins (2007-03-26 21:32:01 GMT)
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Soil/structure interaction is taken into account by the ground springs method (value set at that of the first mode of soil/structure interaction)

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Grading comment
Thanks very much indeed for your prompt and invaluable assistance. I also agree with your full sentence.
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