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 phy131studiof16:lectures:chapter10a [2016/10/16 17:01]mdawber [Rolling forces] phy131studiof16:lectures:chapter10a [2016/10/16 17:03] (current)mdawber [Torque] Both sides previous revision Previous revision 2016/10/16 17:03 mdawber [Torque] 2016/10/16 17:01 mdawber [Rolling forces] 2016/10/16 17:00 mdawber [Combining translation motion with rotational motion - rolling] 2016/07/29 11:29 mdawber created 2016/10/16 17:03 mdawber [Torque] 2016/10/16 17:01 mdawber [Rolling forces] 2016/10/16 17:00 mdawber [Combining translation motion with rotational motion - rolling] 2016/07/29 11:29 mdawber created Line 150: Line 150: ===== Torque ===== ===== Torque ===== - In the same way as a force causes linear acceleration,​ $\vec{F}=m\vec{a}$,​ there must be an analogous quantity and equation related to angular acceleration. From experience, for example when we use a wrench we can expect that the angular equivalent of Force, which is called [[wp>​Torque|Torque]],​ will depend on the amount of Force applied, the distance at which it is applied and the direction of its application. + In the same way as a force causes linear acceleration,​ $\vec{F}=m\vec{a}$,​ there must be an analogous quantity and equation related to angular acceleration. From experience, for example, when we use a wrench ​on a nut, we can expect that the angular equivalent of Force, which is called [[wp>​Torque|Torque]],​ will depend on the amount of Force applied, the distance at which it is applied and the direction of its application. {{torque.png}} {{torque.png}} 