A twisting stress

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A "twisting" stress

If jello was spun 180 degrees back and forth on a horizontal plate, would it undergo some kind of twisting "jiggle"? If so how could I describe it in terms of stresses? Or even consider twisting in general...
 
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Something like a twisted steel beam could be caused by opposing sheer forces on opposite sides of the beam.

The Jello is more complicated then this, it seems like a problem in rotational dynamics.
 
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If jello was spin 180 degrees back and forth on a horizontal plate, would it undergo some kind of twisting "jiggle"? If so how could I describe it in terms of stresses? Or even consider twisting in general...
The term you are looking for is torsion.
 
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Thanks for your help guys

The term you are looking for is torsion.
No wonder I couldn't find anything on "twisting stress" :rolleyes:
 

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