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English translation: vertical loading

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17:55 Oct 29, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Construction
German term or phrase: V-Lasten
Reiblast

Bei den Gleitlagern der Rohrleitungen auf Rohrbrücken ist von einer Reiblast von 30% Vmax ausgegangen werden. Diese braucht nur für die Brücke selbst berücksichtigt werden. Für den Brückenfestpunkt ist mit 1% der gesamten V-Lasten zur Abdeckung von Reibung,
Ausmittigkeit, Stabilisierung etc. anzusetzen

What does V-Lasten stand for?

Also, what is the subject in the sentence 'Für den Brückenfestpunkt ist mit 1% der gesamten V-Lasten zur Abdeckung von Reibung,
Ausmittigkeit, Stabilisierung etc. anzusetzen'

Thanks
Bhupali Gupte
Local time: 06:03
English translation:vertical loading
Explanation:
Based on the context containing the term 'Vmax' I would guess that, since we are talking loads here, this refers to the maximum vertical load. Thus, the friction load is assumed to be 30% of the maximum vertical load.

As for the subject of that sentence, I would probably start it like this:

A value of 1% of all vertical loads is assumed to encompass friction ......

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Note added at 2002-10-29 18:36:04 (GMT)
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A value of 1% of all vertical loads is assumed in order to account for friction ......

might sound less confusing.

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Note added at 2002-10-29 18:36:10 (GMT)
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A value of 1% of all vertical loads is assumed in order to account for friction ......

might sound less confusing.
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jccantrell
United States
Local time: 21:03
Grading comment
Was a real tough text !!! Thanks a TON :-)
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vertical loading


Explanation:
Based on the context containing the term 'Vmax' I would guess that, since we are talking loads here, this refers to the maximum vertical load. Thus, the friction load is assumed to be 30% of the maximum vertical load.

As for the subject of that sentence, I would probably start it like this:

A value of 1% of all vertical loads is assumed to encompass friction ......

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2002-10-29 18:36:04 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

A value of 1% of all vertical loads is assumed in order to account for friction ......

might sound less confusing.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2002-10-29 18:36:10 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

A value of 1% of all vertical loads is assumed in order to account for friction ......

might sound less confusing.

jccantrell
United States
Local time: 21:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 160
Grading comment
Was a real tough text !!! Thanks a TON :-)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  swisstell
21 mins

agree  gangels: of course, could be V-shaped. Lots of examples here. Sits inverted on the journal bearing (Gleitlager). But just a caveat
5 hrs

agree  zebung
3 days19 hrs

agree  Chinoise
3 days22 hrs
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