Torque and the Second Condiction of Equalibrium
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This text is meant to accompany class discussions. It is not everything there is to know about the basics of torque and the two conditions of equilibrium. It is meant as a prep for class. More detailed notes and examples are given in the class notes, presentations, and demonstrations (click here.)
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1 Torque's Definition
1 Calculating Torque's Magnitude
1 Calculating Torque's "Sign"
2 Center of mass
3 Extended Free Body Diagrams
4 Two Conditions of Mechanical Equilibrium
4 Example Problems (Balanced Beams, Suspended Beams, and Ladders)
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