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February 15th, 2018, 10:29 PM   #1
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Moment (torque)

Two forces, equal and opposite but not acting on the same line.
This is the definition of couple force; what does it mean that they don't act on the same line and why is the net torque produced by couple force not zero?

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February 15th, 2018, 11:06 PM   #2
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What is the definition of the torque produced by two forces?
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February 16th, 2018, 12:53 AM   #3
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Before discussing torque and couples, do you know what a moment is?

That is have you studied the principle of the lever?

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. . . what does it mean . . . ?
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