Torque Problems

Torque Problems - Name_ AP Physics: Torque, Systems in...

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Name_______________________________ AP Physics: Torque, Systems in Mechanical Equilibrium 1) A force of 25 N is applied perpendicularly to a wrench that is 0.15 meters long to tighten a nut. If the force is applied at the end of the handle as shown, determine the torque created by the applied force. 2) The same 25 Newton force is now applied at an angle of 60 o as shown below at the end of the handle. (a) Determine the moment arm for the applied force (b) Determine the torque created by the applied force. 3) For each of the diagrams below showing a force acting on an object determine the moment arm. 4) Below is a top view of a packing crate being pushed by two forces of equal magnitude in opposite directions as shown. (a) Find the magnitude of the net force acting on the crate. (b) Find the net torque exerted on the crate if its width is 1.0 meters. Assume the axis of rotation is through the center of the crate.
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