Moment of torsion

Related to Moment of torsion: Bending moment
(Mech.) the moment of a pair of equal and opposite couples which tend to twist a body.

See also: Torsion

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Experimental setup consists of the testing machine with maximum possible T = 5 kNm moment of torsion and the electronic part, which records the stress strain diagrams, semicycles and controls the motor reversal.
where [M.sub.1, tor] - additional moment of torsion. Action fulfilled increases in value
Eq (24) presents the case of complicated loading as the beam is bended and turned with additional moment of torsion.