Forces in Equilibrium

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  • Created on: 05-03-16 16:04
What is the moment of force?
F x d
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What is a vector?
A physical quantity with magnitude as well as direction
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What is a Scalar
A physical quantity with magnitude but no direction
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Which force balances weight?
Support force
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Difference between stable and unstable equilibrium?
When displaced and released; Stable will return back to position of equilibrium, unstable does not return to original position
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What is a couple
A pair of equal and opposite forces acting on a body, but not along the same line
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Which force balances weight?

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Difference between stable and unstable equilibrium?

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