index plane

index plane

[′in‚deks ‚plān]
(geology)
A surface used as a reference point in determining geological structure.
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gt; [DELTA]TX = 1069 N force applied to index plane of fuselage near wall No.
gt; [DELTA]TZ = -4250 N force applied to index plane of fuselage near wall No.
gt; -4070 N force TX applied to the index plane of the fuselage near wall no.