Ex_torque - 2D rigid body dynamics Torque Torque () is the...

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2D rigid body dynamics Torque Torque ( τ ) is the rotational effect of a force, or the tendency of a force to turn a body. In engineering it is also called moment. sin t FF r F r τ φ =⋅=⋅ =⋅ A – Special cases: (a) (b) (c) – Zero torque: LOA passes through the pivot.
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course PHYS 2305 taught by Professor Tschang during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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