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Confused with directions ><

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What does axial, transverse and torsional direction mean?

What are the differences between them?
Can someone please help me?
 

tiny-tim

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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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