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Homework Help: Confused with directions ><

  1. Mar 10, 2009 #1
    What does axial, transverse and torsional direction mean?

    What are the differences between them?
    Can someone please help me?
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  3. Mar 10, 2009 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi NoBrainer! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    Axial and transverse are linear movements or forces, and torsional is rotational.

    Axial is along the length.

    Transverse is perpendicular to the length.

    Torsional means twisting, rotation about the length. :wink:
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