Summary18 - Counter clockwise: torque is positive...

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Summary Lecture 18 Summary Lecture 18 Statics = Statics Bodies in Equilibrium Conditions for Equilibrium: No net force and no net torque Σ F x = 0 Σ F y = 0 Σ τ = 0
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RECIPE { Draw a Free Body Diagram (include ALL forces acting ON the body) { Define a Coordinate System { Choose the Axis of Rotation Any axis will work - but a good choice simplifies the calculation
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Unformatted text preview: Counter clockwise: torque is positive Clockwise: torque is negative { Apply Equations for Apply Equations for Equilibrium F x = 0 F = 0 F y = 0 = 0 Stability and Balance Stable Equilibrium Neutral Equilibrium Unstable Equilibrium...
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