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Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / loads
Norwegian term or phrase: skjevstillingslaster
Utilsiktede skjevstillingslaster fastsettes etter NS-EN 1992...
oblique loads, skew loads, shear loads?
which one, or all of the above?
jeffrey engberg
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Summary of answers provided
4imperfection loads
4oblique loads
Michael Ellis



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oblique loads

Oblique sounds best of your options. Shear does not sound right.
The reference uses 'oblique' for the loads and 'shear' for the failures.

Example sentence(s):
  • Unintentional oblique loads are to be estimated in accordance with EN 1992.

    Reference: http://www.iitk.ac.in/nicee/wcee/article/14_12-01-0024.PDF
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imperfection loads

When a column in a building is loaded, the column itself is not perfectly straight or perfectly vertical. These imperfections give rise to (mostly horizontal) balancing loads that have to be resisted by other building elements, such as the floors and walls.

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