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Physics Chapter 5 Summary- Turning effects of Forces by Mind Map: Physics Chapter 5 Summary- Turning effects of Forces
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Physics Chapter 5 Summary- Turning effects of Forces

Moment/Torque

A turning effect of a force

Moment = Force x perpendicular dist. from the pivot

SI unit : Newton meter (Nm)

Either clockwise or anti-clockwise

Principal

Terms

Equilibrium

cwm

acwm

CG

LoA

Levers

A rod that when applied force to, it will help to move a load

All have a pivot

Enable us to move objects with less force

Center of Gravity

The point where gravity acts on an object

If the LoA of the object doesn't go through the pivot, there is a moment (it turns)

Regular Objects

Irregular Objects

Stability

the measure of a body's ability to maintain its position

Types of stability

Redesign for Stability