Torsion


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Torsion
Torsion
<emphasis role="bold">Introduction</emphasis> Consider a bar rigidly clamped at one end and twisted at the other end by a torque (twisting moment) T = Fd applied in a plane perpendicular to the axis of the bar, as shown in Fig. 5-1. Such a bar is in torsion. An alternative representation of the torque is the curved arrow shown in the figure.
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William Nash; Merle Potter: Schaum’s Outline of Strength of Materials, Fifth Edition. Torsion, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011 1998 1994 1972), AccessEngineering Export