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How do you know when you are above the maximum force that the system can take?

The maximum force (allowable load) is based upon the yield strength of the material with a safety factor. If your calculated load is greater than the maximum force load, then you are above the allowable load and you will start to see deformation and movement that should not be there.

Deformed Expansion Joint
Deformed Expansion Joint
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