
Definition of Torsional
1. a. Of or pertaining to torsion; resulting from torsion, or the force with which a thread or wire returns to a state of rest after having been twisted round its axis; as, torsional force.
Definition of Torsional
1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or achieved using torsion ¹
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Definition of Torsional
1. [adj]
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Literary usage of Torsional
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1906)
"torsional vibrations. Let ¡¡r denote the relative angular displacement of two
... The torsional couple is C((ty/ds), where C is the torsional rigidity. ..."
2. A Textbook of Physics by William Watson (1911)
"The following table gives the coefficient of torsional rigidity for some solids
... for the torsional rigidity of the wire will give a force tending to ..."
3. The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1894)
"LONGITUDINAL AND torsional VIBRATIONS OF BARS. 149. THE next system to the string
in order of simplicity is the bar, by which term is usually understood in ..."
4. The Theory of Sound by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1894)
"LONGITUDINAL AND torsional VIBRATIONS OF BARS. 149. ... The vibrations of a bar
are of three kinds—longitudin torsional, and lateral. ..."
5. Experimental Elasticity: A Manual for the Laboratory by George Frederick Charles Searle (1908)
"When a copper wire is subjected to gradually increasing torsion, the torsional
couple is at first proportional to the twist, according to Hooke's law, but, ..."
6. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1888)
"The mode of suspension generally adopted is by unspun clean silkfibre, which
combines great strength with very slight torsional rigidity. ..."
7. Experimental Elasticity: A Manual for the Laboratory by George Frederick Charles Searle (1908)
"Measurement of the energy dissipated through torsional hysteresis. 100. Introduction.
When a copper wire is subjected to gradually increasing torsion, ..."
8. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1888)
"The mode of suspension generally adopted is by unspun clean silkfible, which
combines great strength with very slight torsional rigidity. ..."