Physics 3.1 Key Words

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P3 1

Moment - The turning effect of a force defined by

Moment of force (Nm) = Force (N) x Perpendicular distance (m)

Load - The weight of an object raised by a device or the force applied to the device when it is used to shift an object

Effort - The force applied to a device used to raise a weight or shift an object

Pivot - The point about which an object turns when acted on by a force

Centre of Mass - The point where an object's mass


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