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Torsional Angle

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Last updated: 16 Mar, 2011
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Angle between C-X and C-Y bonds in a X-C-C-Y system when viewed along the C-C bond. Rotation about the C-C bond will change this torsional angle.  This is also known as a dihedral angle.

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