equivalent twisting moment

equivalent twisting moment

[i′kwiv·ə·lənt ′twist·iŋ ‚mō·mənt]
(mechanics)
A twisting moment which, if acting alone, would produce in a circular shaft a shear stress of the same magnitude as the shear stress produced by a given twisting moment and a given bending moment acting simultaneously.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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