# Moments

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• Created on: 17-05-14 18:06
What is the definition of moment?
The moment is a measure of the turning effect of the force on the object,
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What is the weight of the object called?
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What is the force the person applies to turning effect called or the force applies to the crowbar called?
The effort,
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What is the pivot?
The point about which the turning effect occurs or the point at which the crowbar turns,
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What is the line of action?
The line along which a force acts
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What is the unit of moment?
Newton Metres-Nm
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What is the unit of force?
Newtons, N
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What is the unit of the perpendicular distance from the line of action of the force of the pivot?
Metres, M
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How is the moment of the force increased? (2)
-Increasing the size of the force, -Increase the perpendicular distance from the line of action of the force to the pivot,
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What is the weight of the object called?

### Card 3

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What is the force the person applies to turning effect called or the force applies to the crowbar called?

### Card 4

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What is the pivot?

### Card 5

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What is the line of action?