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Distortion (Structures) (Smbj)

Definition
Any change of the surface from its original shape. Or, a change in structural geometry. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Deformation (Smb)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Bending (Smbb)
Buckling (Smbc)
Creep (Smbe)
Elastic deformation (Smbk)
Flexure (Smbm)
Plastic deformation (Smbp)
Plastic flow (Smbq)
Rutting (Smbr)
Strain (Mechanics) (Smbs)
Tension (Smbv)
Torsion (Smbw)
Warpage (Smbx)