transverse stability

transverse stability

[trans¦vərs stə′bil·əd·ē]
(engineering)
The ability of a ship or aircraft to recover an upright position after waves or wind roll it to one side.
References in periodicals archive ?
The signs at the coefficients of the equation correspond to the case of transverse stability of the plane waves [5].
Inclined hangers significantly contribute to the transverse stability of the tri-chord arches by engaging the weight of the suspended deck.
The system also incorporated side braces into pre-cast concrete foundations in the Dock Pier walls that provided transverse stability and a ballasted securing system that could be activated to lock-down the lifted topside if weather conditions were to deteriorate suddenly.
Fifteen papers from two March 2011 conferences explore harmonic analysis techniques for studying higher order elliptic systems with irregular coefficients, the behavior of solutions to the focusing quintic nonlinear Schrodinger equation, nonlinear wave equations with null structures, and the transverse stability of periodic traveling waves.

Full browser ?