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Bearing capacity (Rkmb)

Definition
A determination of the load-carrying capacity of a bridge, pavement or other load-bearing structure. (Source: Team: adapted from AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Bearing strength
Load bearing capacity
Broader Term
Mechanical properties (Rkm)
Narrower Terms
Load limits (Rkmbm)
Trafficability (Rkmbt)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Strength of materials (Rkma)
Collapse properties (Rkmc)
Compressibility (Rkmd)
Dilatancy (Rkme)
Durability (Rkmf)
Eccentricity (Rkmg)
Elasticity (Mechanics) (Rkmh)
Friability (Rkmi)
Hardness (Rkmj)
Inertia (Mechanics) (Rkmk)
Plasticity (Rkml)
Resilience (Materials) (Rkmm)
Shear properties (Rkmn)
Shock resistance (Rkmo)
Static stability (Rkmp)
Stiffness (Rkmq)
Tensile properties (Rkmr)
Workability (Rkmu)
Mechanical properties by mathematical limits or values (Rkmy)