# dihedral angle

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## dihedral angle

n.
1. Mathematics The angle formed by two intersecting planes.
2. Aeronautics The dihedral of an aircraft wing.

## dihe′dral an′gle

n.
the angle between two planes in a dihedron.
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The C20-O4-C24-C25 torsion angle is -140.412 (310) o, which suggests that the C24 configuration is R-form.
The relationship between torsion angle [theta] and dynamic pressure with different torsional rigidity is plotted in Figure 9.
The twist rate is calculated by dividing the torsion angle (expressed in radian) by the distance, L, between the fixed end and the rotation point (in our case, L = 0125 m).
The reason for the rareness of torsion test of microwire was the great challenge involved in the experiment, such as the alignment between the specimen and the rotation axis, the detection of torsion angle, and the sensibility and calibration of torque meter.
where [[phi].sub.tip] is the torsion angle at the wing tip and [[sigma].sub.max] is the maximum stress in the main beam, which is required to be no more than the structural strength limit.
The increase in length of this bond in adducts 7AlaB and 7AlaM leads to an increase in both the torsion angle [theta] of the hydrogen bond donor and negative value of the dihedral angle [tau].
The sternal torsion angle (STA) against the horizontal line was measured.
From [Figure 9], we could come to the conclusion that the line-plane angle (FA) is smaller than the plane-plane angle (torsion angle, i.e., the angle measured by CT method).
Then, we concentrate on configuration of conical intersection at which the torsion angle D1 (C11-C8-C1-C2) and dihedral angle D2 (H10-C8-C1-H9) are -146.6[degrees] and -60.0[degrees], respectively, as shown in Figure 1.
There is no change to the excellent data transfer rates even at a torsion angle of 360 degree.
In the anti-torsion test, the sample was compressed axially with 50 N and fixed on the rotation experimental platform with the torque of 5 nm and the torsion angle of samples was recorded.

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