torsion bar

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torsion bar

n.
A part of an automotive suspension consisting of a bar that twists to maintain stability.

torsion bar

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a metal bar acting as a torsional spring, esp as used in the suspensions of some motor vehicles

tor′sion bar`


n.
a metal bar having elasticity when subjected to torsion: used as a spring in various machines and in automobile suspensions.
[1945–50]
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Implementation planning and construction of 5 noise protection walls made of aluminum (2.00 and 3.00 m high) with a total of 10 special structures (torsion beams, LSW on structure) and inseparable ancillary services.
Foundation of 2 torsion beams over the seeve and deichstrae with early demolition of an old 770 m long and 2 m high noise barrier.
In the area of the noise protection wall 1 are 3 bridges, Which are to be transferred by 3 torsion beams. In the area of the noise protection wall 2 are 2 bridges, Which are to be transferred by 2 torsion beams.