Physics- forces in action

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What is a moment?
The turning effect of a force, accociated with forces using a pivot.
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Moment of a force=
force x perpendicular distance from pivot
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ACWM=
CWM
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What is center of mass?
The point where an objects mass is thought to be concentrated.
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Stability- Wide base=
More stable
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Stability- lower center of mass=
More stable
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What is centripetal force?
Force acting towards the center of mass.
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Pressure=
force/ area
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force x perpendicular distance from pivot

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Moment of a force=

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CWM

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The point where an objects mass is thought to be concentrated.

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More stable

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