shearing strain


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shearing strain

[′shir·iŋ ‚strān]
(mechanics)
The distortion that results from motion of material on opposite sides of a plane in opposite directions parallel to the plane.

shear strain, shearing strain

A deformation in a structural member (measured in radians) resulting from the application of a force in a plane (or line) of a cross section of the member, perpendicular to the length of the beam.
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Thanks to this processing technique the TwinSat achieves a dough free from shearing strain.