neutral axis

noun

Definition of neutral axis

: the line in a beam or other member subjected to a bending action in which the fibers are neither stretched nor compressed or where the longitudinal stress is zero

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“Neutral axis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neutral%20axis. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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