anticlastic


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anticlastic

[¦an·tē¦klas·tik]
(mathematics)
Having the property of a surface or portion of a surface whose two principal curvatures at each point have opposite signs, so that one normal section is concave and the other convex.
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The stress distribution applied by the plate bending method is approximated by a modified beam theory, while plate twisting uses an anticlastic plate loading.