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STRUCTURAL MATERIAL [1 record]

Record 1 2014-12-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Construction Materials
DEF

Construction materials which, because of their ability to withstand external forces, are considered in the design of a structural framework. Materials used primarily for decoration, insulation, or other than structural purposes are not included in this group.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Matériaux de construction
CONT

[...] les matériaux de construction peuvent se diviser en deux grands groupes : les matériaux de résistance qui participent à la stabilité des ouvrages (gros œuvre); les matériaux de traitement et de protection qui sont généralement mis en œuvre sur un support appartenant lui-même au premier groupe (second œuvre).

OBS

structural : Qualifie un matériau aux performances suffisamment importantes pour constituer des pièces ou des structures travaillantes. (Celles-ci supportent l'essentiel des sollicitations).

OBS

Le terme «matériau de gros-œuvre» avait également été relevé dans une ancienne édition des Techniques agricoles.

Spanish

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