Dictionary:Principal direction

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One of the natural directions of a system. When oriented in the principal directions, cross-coupling terms disappear, tensor impedances decouple, nondiagonal terms of matrices vanish, or other simplifications occur. The normal curvature has its maximum and minimum values in the principal directions.