# luz crítica

## English translation: critical span

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 Spanish term or phrase: luz crítica English translation: critical span Entered by:

 02:32 Jul 27, 2005
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
 Spanish term or phrase: luz crítica Hablamos de concreto pre-esforzado y dice: Introducción al estudio del hormigón pre-esforzado. Analisis de la sección. Luz crítica. Rendimiento....
 Local time: 05:58
 critical span Explanation:In my experience, luz is usually span, in other words the distance between the supports of a bridge, truss, arch, girder, floor, beam, etc. (Penguin Civil Engineering dictionary)--------------------------------------------------Note added at 4 hrs 42 mins (2005-07-27 07:15:09 GMT)--------------------------------------------------From a text on pre-stressed concrete The prestress is applied equally (except for friction losses) to all spans. Thus, to properly \"load balance,\" it is necessary to vary the center of gravity of prestress to provide proper uplift forces. The procedure is to locate the most ***critical span*** where the simple beam moment due to dead load/Effective depth is a maximum and calculate Y=DB-CVT-CVB-Y/9. The required prestress force (PS) is calculated as: ------------------PS = Wps*(.9L)^2/(8*Y) For other spans, Y and EC (now>CVB) are calculated. Experience dictates that the PS should be located as close to the top of the beam as possible at all interior supports. The PS is reverse curved over the supports to transmit reactions to the supports. http://ourworld.cs.com/jackc7799/bkjvc5.htm--------------------------------------------------Note added at 4 hrs 46 mins (2005-07-27 07:19:03 GMT)--------------------------------------------------CRITICAL POINT - Punto crítico CRITICAL SPAN - Luz crítica [puent] http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usamhi/usarsa/GLOSSARY/ENGLISH/...
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Nikki Graham
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:58
 MUchas gracias por la ayuda!4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

4 +1critical clearance (structure); critical bay (bldg.)
 María Eugenia Wachtendorff
4critical span
 Nikki Graham
4critical light
 Xenia Wong

4 mins   confidence:
luz crítica
critical light

Explanation:
sug.

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 Xenia WongLocal time: 05:58Native speaker of: Spanish, EnglishPRO pts in category: 22

agree
 39 mins

disagree  María Eugenia Wachtendorff: Xen... porfi, lee tus ejemplos.
 44 mins

45 mins   confidence: peer agreement (net): +1
luz crítica
critical clearance (structure); critical bay (bldg.)

Explanation:
In my experience...

 María Eugenia WachtendorffChileLocal time: 07:58Native speaker of: SpanishPRO pts in category: 99

agree
 2 hrs
-> Gracias, Francisco

4 hrs   confidence:
luz crítica
critical span

Explanation:
In my experience, luz is usually span, in other words the distance between the supports of a bridge, truss, arch, girder, floor, beam, etc. (Penguin Civil Engineering dictionary)

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Note added at 4 hrs 42 mins (2005-07-27 07:15:09 GMT)
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From a text on pre-stressed concrete
The prestress is applied equally (except for friction losses) to all spans. Thus, to properly \"load balance,\" it is necessary to vary the center of gravity of prestress to provide proper uplift forces. The procedure is to locate the most ***critical span*** where the simple beam moment due to dead load/Effective depth is a maximum and calculate Y=DB-CVT-CVB-Y/9. The required prestress force (PS) is calculated as:
------------------PS = Wps*(.9L)^2/(8*Y)
For other spans, Y and EC (now>CVB) are calculated. Experience dictates that the PS should be located as close to the top of the beam as possible at all interior supports. The PS is reverse curved over the supports to transmit reactions to the supports.
http://ourworld.cs.com/jackc7799/bkjvc5.htm

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Note added at 4 hrs 46 mins (2005-07-27 07:19:03 GMT)
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CRITICAL POINT - Punto crítico

CRITICAL SPAN - Luz crítica [puent]

http://carlisle-www.army.mil/usamhi/usarsa/GLOSSARY/ENGLISH/...

 Nikki GrahamUnited KingdomLocal time: 11:58Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 1726
 MUchas gracias por la ayuda!

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