torsional wave

torsional wave

[′tȯr·shən·əl ′wāv]
(physics)
A wave motion in which the vibrations of the medium are periodic rotational motions around the direction of propagation.
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The wave is composed of 1) a torsional wave and 2) a longitudinal wave.
Torsional waves are excited by tone-burst signals generated from the signal generator which is integrated into the instrument.
Both, low frequency longitudinal wave mode L(0,2) [3] and torsional wave mode T(0,1) [4] have been found to be good candidates for such testing as their wave fields allow to achieve 100% pipe wall inspection coverage and due to non-dispersive nature their wave pulses can propagate long distances.
where C is torsional wave velocity in the bars, [D.
1] is the distance between the torque pulley and the clamp and C is torsional wave velocity in the incident bar.
As the earth's crust and mantle are not homogeneous, it is desirable to have information about torsional wave propagation in an inhomogeneous medium.
Prominent effect of variation of density on the propagation of torsional wave is observed in the low frequency range.
The torsional wave is characterized by the displacements u = 0, w = 0, v = v (r, z, t) (5)
Additionally, multi-mode technology, simultaneously using longitudinal and torsional waves, is being introduced to add a higher degree of accuracy.