# 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:

 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: 08:05
 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

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 Thanks for the quick response!
 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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