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may refer to a variety of curvatures and angles:
- Camber angle
thumb|100px|From the front of the car, a right wheel with a negative camber angleCamber angle is the angle made by the wheels of a vehicle; specifically, it is the angle between the vertical axis of the wheels used for steering and the vertical axis of the vehicle when viewed from the front or...
, the angle made by the wheels of a vehicle
- Camber thrust
Camber thrust and camber force are terms used to describe the force generated perpendicular to the direction of travel of a rolling tire due to its camber angle and finite contact patch...
in bike technology
- In the steel industry, the concavity of rolls. Hot rolling uses positive camber (concave rolls), while cold rolling uses negative camber (convex).
- Camber (aerodynamics)
Camber, in aeronautics and aeronautical engineering, is the asymmetry between the top and the bottom surfaces of an aerofoil. An aerofoil that is not cambered is called a symmetric aerofoil...
, the asymmetry between the top and bottom curves of an aerofoil
- Cant (road/rail)
The cant of a railway track or a road is the difference in elevation between the two edges...
, the convex curvature of a road surface in road construction
- Camber beam
In building, a camber beam is a piece of timber cut archwise, or with an obtuse angle in the middle, commonly used in platforms, as church leads, and other occasions where long and strong beams are required....
, an upward curvature of a joist to compensate for load deflection due in buildings
- In skiing, the curvature in the base of a ski
- The curvature of a bow (music)
In music, a bow is moved across some part of a musical instrument, causing vibration which the instrument emits as sound. The vast majority of bows are used with string instruments, although some bows are used with musical saws and other bowed idiophones....
used to play certain string instruments, or the curvature of the fingerboard
- Camber (ship)
The camber is a measure of lateral main deck curvature in naval architecture.The practice of adding camber to a ship's deck originated in the era of small sailing ships. These vessels were built with the decks curving downwards at the sides in order to allow water that washed onto the deck to...
, a measure of transversal deck
A deck is a permanent covering over a compartment or a hull of a ship. On a boat or ship, the primary deck is the horizontal structure which forms the 'roof' for the hull, which both strengthens the hull and serves as the primary working surface...
curvature in naval architecture
may also refer to:
- Camber (legendary king), legendary king of Cambria (Wales)
- Camber Corporation
Camber Corporation is a defense contractor headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. In 2006, it recorded $110 million dollars in revenue and ranked among the top 100 federal prime contractors. In 2008, Camber grew to over $240 million in revenue. In 2009, Camber is targeted to grow to over $400...
, a defense contractor
- Camber, East Sussex
Camber is a village and civil parish in the English county of East Sussex, three miles south-east of Rye. The village is located behind the sand dunes that occupy the estuary of the River Rother, where the seaside settlement of Camber Sands is situated.The village of Camber takes its name from...
, a seaside village including Camber Sands beach in England
- Camber, the former name of Mihai Bravu
Mihai Bravu is a commune in Tulcea County, Romania. It is composed of three villages: Mihai Bravu , Satu Nou and Turda ....
Commune, Tulcea County, Romania
- Camber of Culdi
Camber MacRorie of Culdi is a fictional character inthe Deryni series of historical fantasy novels by Katherine Kurtz.-Character introduction:...
, a prominent character in the fictional series of Deryni novels
- Camber (band)
Camber was an emo band from New York City, recognized for being one of the pioneer of the second-wave Eastern indie emo sound. They were often compared to likes of Texas Is The Reason, Sunny Day Real Estate and Mineral...
, an emo band from New York