Meaning of TORSION in English

TORSION

noun

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A helix is any line in which the curvature and torsion measured anywhere and everywhere are in a constant proportion.

As with tensile and bend testing, torsion testing may be done under various stress or displacement programs.

Curvature and torsion are not easy to measure directly but their being proportional has a straight forward measurable consequence.

End effects and errors due to misalignment are very important in torsion testing.

In the latter case the specimen is of near perfect geometry for a torsion test.

Or a partial torsion of the gut ...?

Precisely similar effects occur in the large strain torsion of a rubber.

Rear Suspension - Two transverse torsion bars are located within a hollow tube and operated by trailing arms.

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