lap joint


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lap joint

lap joint

n.
A joint, as between two boards or metal parts, in which the ends or edges are overlapped and fastened together, usually so as to produce a flush or continuous surface.
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lap joint

n
(Building) a joint made by placing one member over another and fastening them together. Also called: lapped joint
ˈlap-ˌjointed adj
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lap′ joint`


n.
a joint, as between two pieces of metal or timber, in which the pieces overlap, often flush.
[1815–25]
lap′-joint`ed, adj.
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Noun1.lap joint - joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them togetherlap joint - joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together
joint - junction by which parts or objects are joined together
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The curved surfaces with radii of r=100, 300, 500 mm were formed by increasing the radius of the curved lap joint by 200 mm.
The lap joint shear strength of wood materials bonded by cellulose fiber-reinforced polyvinyl acetate.
Use a simple lap joint, not a weak butt joint, at the frame corners and screw the clear plastic glazing to it.
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et al., "Effect of Materials Stack-ups and Microhardness Distribution on Fatigue Performance of DP600 and Boron Steel GMAW Lap Joint," SAE Technical Paper 2007-01-1356, 2007, doi:10.4271/2007-01-1356.
Because of the lap joint, the arrangement of the specimen in the specimen holder must be considered.
However, it is a significant challenge to laser weld zinc coated steels in zero-gap lap joint configuration.
The entire No 5 blast furnace, which with its contents weighed 5,000 tonnes, lifted bodily at the lap joint, rising around two and a half feet from its supporting structures.
However, because every joint is still a single welded lap joint, there is no impact to the overall project."