LRGS Summer Exam 2L - Revision

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Torque & Turning Moment

The Formula for torque/moment is as follows:

T=F*d (F dot d)

Where:

T is torque (alternatively 'M' for moment)

F is the force applied perpendicular to the axis of the object

D is the parallel distance between the force and the point for which you are calculating the moment (alternatively 'R' for radius) 

So... to work out the moment you have to do M=FD

(http://tuitionwithjason.edublogs.org/files/2011/03/moments-pclb35.gif)

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