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November 25, 2015
Number of results: 792

**physics**

Three forces are applied to a box wrench. find the total torque about the bolt in newton-meters caused by these forces. Is the torque a positive torque or a negative torque?
*May 24, 2012 by Jen*

**torque**

what happens to torque where force is applied? what happens to torque when force is moved from axis of rotation? what happens to torque when d changes? I will be happy to critique your thinking on this.
*January 16, 2007 by Anonymous*

**statistics**

An assembly process includes a torque wrench device that automatically tightens compressor housing bolts; the device has a known process standard deviation of ó = 3 lb-ft in the torque applied. A simple random sample of 35 nuts is selected, and the average torque to which they...
*July 31, 2009 by Bryant*

**Physics, check my answer pls**

4. All of the following are true about torque except: A. its units are Newton-meters. B. it can only be produced by a force. C. torque is zero unless the force is pointed perpendicular to the moment arm. D. a force whose line of action passes through the axis of rotation ...
*December 6, 2012 by Nev*

**business statistics**

An assembly process includes a torque wrench device that automatically tightens compressor housing bolts; the device has a known process standard deviation of ó = 3 lb-ft in the torque applied. A simple random sample of 35 nuts is selected, and the average torque to which they...
*July 30, 2009 by Samantta*

**business statistics**

An assembly process includes a torque wrench device that automatically tightens compressor housing bolts; the device has a known process standard deviation of ó = 3 lb-ft in the torque applied. A simple random sample of 35 nuts is selected, and the average torque to which they...
*August 1, 2009 by Tonya*

**statistics**

Please only the formula and steps to do this problem. Thank you An assembly process includes a torque wrench device that automatically tightens compressor housing bolts; the device has a known process standard deviation of ó = 3 lb-ft in the torque applied. A simple random ...
*August 2, 2009 by Lina*

**Physics**

A lever is 5m long. The distance from fulcrum to the weight to be lifted is 1m. If the worker pushes on the opposite end with 400N, what is the max weight that can be lifted? l=5m h=1m F=400N F_g=? torque=F_g*l I first must find torque so that I can plug it into the above ...
*November 7, 2007 by Andrea*

**Physics**

Consider a torque ⃗τ that is constant in both magnitude and direction, and acts on a rigid body of mass 10 kg at a point 1 m from the pivot. How much work does the torque do on the rigid body, if it turns through an angle of 180◦ while the torque is acting? ...
*July 2, 2014 by Kaylee*

**physics**

When we studied the concept of work, we learned that work = force x distance. Now we learn that torque = force x distance. What's different about these two definitions?A) For work, distance and force are in the same direction; for torque they are perpendicular to each other.B...
*March 1, 2012 by jim*

**principles of physics**

When we studied the concept of work, we learned that work = force x distance. Now we learn that torque = force x distance. What's different about these two definitions?A) For work, distance and force are in the same direction; for torque they are perpendicular to each other.B...
*March 2, 2012 by CHRIS*

**Electricity**

A 3-phase 50Hz, 8 pole induction motor has an effective stator to rotor turns ratio of 4:2, rotor resistance 0.2ohms and rotor standstill reactance 0.3ohms. Calculate the starting torque and maximum torque. At full load the slip is 0.08. Calculate the torque, mechanical output...
*January 21, 2010 by Claire*

**physics**

for an object in equillibrium the net torque acting on it vanishes only if each torque is calculated about?
*May 25, 2012 by owen*

**Torque**

Calculate the torque produced by a force of 50.0 N applied clockwise perpendicular to the end of a bar of length 0.50 m.
*December 11, 2014 by Carey*

**Physics**

A constant retarding torque of 12 N*m stops a rolling 0.80 m diameter wheel in a distance of 15 m. How much work does the torque do?
*April 4, 2015 by Alan*

**Science**

Writeacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences, though I believe they don't make sense. Although I'm not a mechanic, I don't think the use of scientific English is correct. 1) I would like to focus on a kind of technology which is used to increase the efficiency and ...
*June 14, 2012 by John*

**Science**

Writeacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences, though I believe they don't make sense. Although I'm not a mechanic, I don't think the use of scientific English is correct. 1) I would like to focus on a kind of technology which is used to increase the efficiency and ...
*June 15, 2012 by John*

**Physics**

the dimensions of torque are the same as those of energy. Why it would nevertheless be inappropriate to measure torque in joules. Energy is force x distance, where distance is the distance in the direction of force. Torque is force x distance perpenduclar to force. Joules is a...
*February 26, 2007 by Ishani*

**physics**

A person holds a ladder horizontally at its center. Treating the ladder as a uniform rod of length 3.55 m and mass 10.31 Kg, find the torque the person must exert on the ladder to give it an angular acceleration of 0.406 rad/s2. Should I set the given angular acceleration ...
*June 4, 2007 by anne*

**physics- torque**

1. Find the magnitude of the torque produced by a 3.0 N force applied to a door at a perpendicular distance of 0.25 m from the hinge. 2. A simple pendulum consists of a 3.0 kg point mass hanging at the end of a 2.0 m long light string that is connected to a pivot point. a. ...
*January 13, 2007 by Anonymous*

**Foreign languages**

Writeacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences, though I believe they don't make sense. Although I'm not a mechanic, I don't think the use of scientific English is correct. 1) I would like to focus on a kind of technology which is used to increase the efficiency and ...
*June 12, 2012 by John*

**Physics**

A heavy concrete panel is being lifted into position in a building by means of a crane (see figure below). The tension of 2.52 104 N in the supporting cable produces a torque with respect to point O. (Let L = 41.0 m.) (a) Does this torque tend to rotate the panel clockwise or ...
*July 25, 2012 by Velma*

**Physics**

Compute the torque about the origin of the gravitational force F = −mg acting on a particle of mass m located at r = x + y. (Use the following as necessary: m, g, x, and y). Torque = F (cross) r Please help
*May 24, 2012 by Tried, but to no avail*

**MIT2.01x**

We will use moment equilibrium around the x axis to calculate the x-component of the reaction torque at and the axial torque resultant at section , for these two shafts in torsion.
*May 31, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A spinning flywheel has rotational inertia I = 402.9 kgm2. Its angular velocity decreases from 20.3 rad/s to zero in 266.6 s due to friction. What is the frictional torque acting? Torque= MomentofInertia*angularacceleration. You are given the moment of inertia (you named it ...
*October 23, 2006 by Anonymous*

**physics, torque**

A crane shown in the drawing is lifting a 170-kg crate upward with an acceleration of 1.8 m/s2. The cable from the crate passes over a solid cylindrical pulley at the top of the boom. The pulley has a mass of 130 kg. The cable is then wound onto a hollow cylindrical drum that ...
*June 4, 2007 by Marigold*

**Physics **

The 22 cm diameter disk in the figure below can rotate on an axle through its center. At the end of this problem, you will calculate the magnitude and direction of the net torque about the axle when F = 22 N. The net torque is just the sum of the individual torques. Depending ...
*October 28, 2014 by Jenny*

**Physics **

You have a crane boom with a mass of 10000kg being held up by a cable and holding a weight of 2500kg. 1. Find the torque caused by the weight 2. Find the torque caused by the cable 3. Find the torque caused by any other force holding it in equilibrium
*April 30, 2014 by Michelle*

**Physics**

You have a crane boom with a mass of 10000kg being held up by a cable and holding a weight of 2500kg. A. Find the torque caused by the weight B. Find the torque caused by the cable C. Find the torque caused by any other force holding it in equilibrium
*May 2, 2014 by Michelle*

**Physics**

A model airplane with a mass of 0.748 kg is tethered by a wire so that it flies in a circle 30.2 m in radius. The airplane engine provides a net thrust of 0.806 N perpendicular to the tethering wire. (b) Find the angular acceleration of the airplane when it is in level flight...
*November 17, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 51.4 N force is applied to the outer edge of a door of width d = 2.72 m a) Find the torque when the force acts perpendicular to the door. N · m (b) Find the torque when the force acts at an angle of è = 11.5° with respect to the door surface. N · m (c) Find the torque when ...
*March 4, 2013 by cobra*

**Physics**

The equation for the torque is the same as for the pulley. E.g., the puylling force of the quadriceps muscle acts as a pulley around the rotula, so can I calculate as a torque movement, knowing that the T = Nm (f x r). Thank you
*September 3, 2010 by Emeric*

**PHYSICS**

Particles 1 and 2, each of mass m, are attached to the ends of a rigid massless rod of length L1 + L2, with L1 = 19 cm and L2 = 75 cm. The rod is held horizontally on the fulcrum and then released. What is the magnitude of the initial acceleration of particle 1? What is the ...
*March 24, 2007 by Calvin*

**Torque**

Not sure how to draw the diagram to this, or quite how to solve b and c: Several math students are taking a break from their studies by visiting a playground. One student pushes the others on a merry-go-round. The diameter of the merry-go-round is 3.0 m, and the student pushes...
*July 1, 2008 by Sick Sick*

**Physics**

Consider a torque ⃗τ that is constant in both magnitude and direction, and acts on a rigid body of mass 10 kg at a point 1 m from the pivot. How much work does the torque do on the rigid body, if it turns through an angle of 180◦ while the torque is acting? ...
*July 2, 2014 by Kaylee*

**PHYSICS**

A heavy concrete panel is being lifted into position in a building by means of a crane (see figure below). The tension of 1.89 104 N in the supporting cable produces a torque with respect to point O. (Let L = 39.3 m.) (b) Find the torque.
*March 14, 2012 by cindy*

**physics class-Help!!!**

A 3.0 m rod is pivoted about its left end.A force of 6.0 N is applied perpendicular to the rod at a distance of 1.2 m from the pivot causing a ccw torque, and a force of 5.2 is applied at the end of the rod 3.0 m from the pivot. The 5.2 N is at an angle of 30 degrees to the ...
*July 16, 2008 by Steph*

**PHYSICS**

A 3.0m rod is pivoted about its left end. A force of 6.0N is applied perpendicularto the rod at a distance of 1.2m from the pivot causing a ccw torque, and a force of 5.2N is applied at the end of the rod 3.0m fromt eh pivot. The 5.2N is at an angle if 30 degrees to the rod ...
*November 10, 2007 by magic 8 ball*

**Physics please check**

A uniform solid disk with a mass of 32.3 kg and a radius of 0.414 m is free to rotate about a frictionless axle. Forces of 90.0 N and 125 N are applied to the disk. (a) What is the net torque produced by the two forces? (Assume counterclockwise is the positive direction.) (b) ...
*April 24, 2007 by Mary*

**Physics**

A force is applied to a door at an angle of 56.8° and 0.34 m from the hinge. a) What force produces a torque with a magnitude of 2.18 N·m? b) How large is the maximum torque this force can exert?
*March 12, 2013 by Mike*

**Physics**

A uniform disk with mass m = 8.54 kg and radius R = 1.35 m lies in the x-y plane and centered at the origin. Three forces act in the +y-direction on the disk: 1) a force 333 N at the edge of the disk on the +x-axis, 2) a force 333 N at the edge of the disk on the –y-axis, and ...
*November 10, 2014 by stewart*

**Physics**

A 3.0-m rod is pivoted about its left end. A force of 6.0 N is applied perpendicular to the rod at a distance of 1.2m from the pivot causing a CCW torque, and a force of 5.2N is applied at the end of the rod 3.0m from the pivot. the 5.2N is at an angle of 30 degrees to the rod...
*June 8, 2010 by Katie*

**physics**

A rod is nailed (flexibly) to a wall at one end. The other end is held up from letting the rod swing by a thread connected to the ceiling. The rod has mass M and length l. The moment of inertia is (Ml^2)/3. Determine the magnitude and direction of the force exerted on the rod ...
*January 21, 2008 by Hannah*

**U. Phys**

What is the angular momentum of a 3.7kg uniform cylindrical grinding wheel of radius 25cm when rotating at 1500rpm? How much torque(in magnitude) is required to stop it in 5.0s? Could you explain this in detail, I don't really understand torque and momentum well.
*November 2, 2009 by Taylor*

**Foreign languages**

This is the second part of the paragraph. Though I don't think it makes sense at all, I would like you to have a look at it. I added a sentence on nanotechnology I'd like you to check, Writeacher. 1) So this element of the composite torque is not under direct control of the ...
*June 12, 2012 by John*

**physics**

If you push the outer edge of a 1.05-m-wide door with a 23.0-N tangential force, what torque results? What is the torque if you apply the same magnitude of force, in the same place, but at a 45 degree angle?
*November 11, 2011 by Jared *

**Physics**

If you push the outer edge of a 1.05-m-wide door with a 23.0-N tangential force, what torque results? What is the torque if you apply the same magnitude of force, in the same place, but at a 45 degree angle?
*November 14, 2011 by Jordyn*

**Physic Angular momentum and torque**

What is the angular momentum of a 1.0kg uniform cylindrical grinding wheel of radius 19cm when rotating at 1700rpm ?How much torque is required to stop it in 4.6s ?
*March 29, 2014 by David*

**physics**

If a pulley is 57% efficient and you lift a 35kg box 5m how much work do you do? 1716.75 N*m A crane that is 13m long and is at a 20 degree angle to the ground can hold a load of 296N. What is the torque on the crane? 1,316.10 N*m A cylinder with a radius of 1.3m has a mass ...
*February 1, 2007 by anonymous*

**Physics**

As a swimmer pulls his arm through the water, various muscles exert forces on the upper arm. The figure below shows a force F exerted on the humerus (upper arm bone) by the pectoral muscle. The muscle is connected to the bone d = 7.00 cm from the center point O of the shoulder...
*November 8, 2012 by Pat*

**physics help please**

A torque of 1.15 N·m is applied to a bicycle wheel of radius 36 cm and mass 0.83 kg. Treating the wheel as a hoop, find its angular acceleration. ?rad/s2 I know accel is alpha times the radius...where does torque tie in?
*October 22, 2008 by kelsey*

**Physics**

A uniform plank of length 5.1 m and weight 235 N rests horizontally on two supports, with 1.1 m of the plank hanging over the right support (see the drawing). To what distance x can a person who weighs 458 N walk on the overhanging part of the plank before it just begins to ...
*October 8, 2007 by Student*

**physics**

A 4.0 kg pulley of radius 0.15 m is pivoted about an axis through its center. What constant torque is required for the pulley to reach an angular speed of 25 rad/s after rotating 6.0 revolutions, starting from rest? What moment of inertia do I use to figure our the torque?
*December 12, 2010 by erik*

**Physics**

An electric motor has 72 turns of wire wrapped on a rectangular coil, of dimensions 3cm by 4cm. Assume that the motor uses 14A of current and that a uniform 0.5T magnetic field exists within the motor. 1)What is the maximum torque delivered by the motor? Answer in units of Nm...
*April 7, 2007 by Belle*

**physics- MC QUESTIONS**

Q 1: which of the following conditions occur when an object is in static equilibrium ? (can be more than one option) a. net force on the object is zero b. net torque on the object is zero c. acceleration of the object is zero d. velocity of the object is zero Q2: Student A ...
*May 9, 2012 by Lilly*

**Torque Vectors Question (HELP)**

I was given this info r=1.5 m d=3 m F= 50 N angle= 110 degrees 1. What torque is applied? T=Fsin T= (1.5)(50)sin(110) T=70 J 2. At what angle would enough force be applied to achieve maximum toque? T=Fsin T= (1.5)(50)sin(90) T=75 (joules) 3. If someone continues to push with a...
*February 28, 2015 by Rajpreet*

**Please check solution**

A uniform solid disk with a mass of 40.3 kg and a radius of 0.454 m is free to rotate about a frictionless axle. Forces of 90.0 N and 125 N are applied to the disk (a) What is the net torque produced by the two forces? (Assume counterclockwise is the positive direction (b) ...
*May 7, 2007 by Papito*

**physics**

In the figure, forces A, B, C and D each have magnitude 50.0 N and act at the same point on the object. What torque (magnitude and direction) does A force exert on the object about point P? What torque (magnitude and direction) B does force exert on the object about point P? ...
*April 12, 2008 by Erin*

**Physics**

Is the maximum torque that a given force can exert on an object occurs when the force is applied to the axis of rotation. I think it is true because torque is always specific when it comes to the axis of rotation. Am I correct?
*December 16, 2011 by David*

**Physics**

Whila riding a bike, a rider exerts a fore of 540 N on the pedal, which when attatched to a sprocket creates a radius of rotation of 0.18 m. How much torque does the rider exert on the sprocket? I think I have to use the formula torque=rFsin(x) But I'm not sure if thats right ...
*January 25, 2010 by Jill*

**science**

While riding a bike, a rider exerts a force of 540 N on the pedal, which when attatched to a sprocket creates a radius of rotation of 0.18 m. How much torque does the rider exert on the sprocket? I think I have to use the formula torque=rFsin(x) But I'm not sure if thats ...
*January 25, 2010 by Jill*

**Physics Please check my answers**

It's possible for a body to have both rotational and translational motion at the same time. True. << False. 2. The moment of inertia of an object would be different on the surface of the earth than on the surface of the moon. True. << False. 3. The moment of ...
*February 3, 2014 by Chelsea*

**physics**

when you pedal a bicycle maximum torque is produced when the pedal sprocket arms are in the horizontal position and no torque is produced when in the vertical position, explain?
*April 28, 2009 by gabi*

**pysics**

when you pedal a bicycle maximum torque is produced when the pedal sprocket arms are in the horizontal position, and no torque is produced when they are in the vertical position. explain
*December 3, 2013 by faidscs*

**physics**

when you pedal a bicycle maximum torque is produced when the pedal sprocket arms are in the horizontal position, and no torque is produced when they are in the vertical position. explain
*December 3, 2013 by faidscs*

**physics**

An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm is 68.7 cm long and has a mass of 4.69 kg. What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm straight out to his side, parallel to the floor? Torque = massball x g + massarm x g/2 = ...
*October 12, 2008 by Sara*

**Physics**

A child pushes tangentially on a small hand driven merry- go- round. She is able to accelerate it from rest to 18 rpm in 10 s. Modeling the merry go round as a uniform disk of radius 2.0 m and mass 800 kg, find the torque required to produce that acceleration. Neglect the ...
*July 28, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A child pushes tangentially on a small hand driven merry- go- round. She is able to accelerate it from rest to 18 rpm in 10 s. Modeling the merry go round as a uniform disk of radius 2.5 m and mass 780 kg, find the torque required to produce that acceleration. Neglect the ...
*July 28, 2015 by Anonymous*

**physics**

An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm is 75.0 cm long and has a mass of 5.28 kg. What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm straight out to his side, parallel to the floor? Responses Physics - bobpursley, Saturday...
*October 13, 2008 by Samuel*

**physics**

Bob..thank you very much for taking time with my question but I still don't seem to get it. the book answers are a=672 N.m b=14.1 KW to re-iterate the problem...a shaft rotating @ 800 rpm delivers a torque of 240 N.m to an Output Shaft that is rotating @ 200 rev/min. a. if the...
*April 3, 2011 by Jeannine*

**Physics - Angular Momentum**

When the angular momentum changes, the 'change' in the angular momentum vector (ie. dL) is ____. [a.] perpendicular to the torque vector. [b.] parallel to the angular momentum vector. [c.] parallel to the torque vector. .. im confused on this one.. i think it's [A]. am i right...
*April 8, 2007 by COFFEE*

**physics**

A ceiling fan has four blades, each with a mass of 0.40 kg and a length of 65 cm. Model each blade as a rod connected to the fan axle at one end. When the fan is turned on, it takes 4.45 s for the fan to reach its final angular speed of 2.3 rev/s. What torque was applied to ...
*August 2, 2011 by Ashley*

**physics**

A bicycle tire has a mass of 2.54 kg and a radius of 0.346 m. (a) Treating the tire as a hoop, what is its moment of inertia about an axis passing through the hub at its center? kg · m2 (b) What torque is required to produce an angular acceleration of 0.710 rad/s2? N · m (c) ...
*March 6, 2015 by alba*

**Physics 1**

A bicycle tire has a mass of 2.54 kg and a radius of 0.346 m. (a) Treating the tire as a hoop, what is its moment of inertia about an axis passing through the hub at its center? kg · m2 (b) What torque is required to produce an angular acceleration of 0.710 rad/s2? N · m (c) ...
*March 6, 2015 by Gina*

**physics**

A bicycle tire has a mass of 2.54 kg and a radius of 0.346 m. (a) Treating the tire as a hoop, what is its moment of inertia about an axis passing through the hub at its center? kg · m2 (b) What torque is required to produce an angular acceleration of 0.710 rad/s2? N · m (c) ...
*March 19, 2015 by alba*

**Physics (torque)**

The steering wheel of a certain vehicle has a diameter of 38.9 cm, and it turns a shaft that is 8.3 cm in diameter. If a 85.9 N force is needed to turn the steering wheel, what torque is exerted on the wheel?
*November 16, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics torque and shelf**

When a wood shelf of mass 6.1 kg is fastened inside a slot in a vertical support, the support exerts a torque on the shelf. The board is 32cm wide by 3cm tall. the slot is 2 cm wide (3cm tall)on the lefthand side. So there are three vertical forces. A) Calculate the upward ...
*May 22, 2009 by kelsi*

**Physics**

A 4.00-m-long, 500 kg steel beam extends horizontally from the point where it has been bolted to the framework of a new building under construction. A 70.0 kg construction worker stands at the far end of the beam. What is the magnitude of the torque about the point where the ...
*December 4, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A 1kg block of wood is moving with a velocity of 10 m/s on top of a table. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block of wood and the table is 0.1. The block of wood is a cube with sides of 12 cm. How far does the block move before coming to a stop? If momentum is ...
*March 19, 2015 by Carolyn*

**physics**

A 1kg block of wood is moving with a velocity of 10 m/s on top of a table. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block of wood and the table is 0.1. The block of wood is a cube with sides of 12 cm. How far does the block move before coming to a stop? If momentum is ...
*March 23, 2015 by carolyn*

**Physics**

A sanding disk with rotational inertia 0.0012 kg-m2 is attached to an electric drill whose motor delivers a torque of magnitude 13 N-m about the central axis of the disk. About that axis and with a torque applied for 39 millisecond, what is the magnitude of the angular momentum?
*August 4, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A wheel of moment of inertia 0.136 kg · m2 is spinning with an angular speed of 5000 rad/s. A torque is applied about an axis perpendicular to the spin axis. If the applied torque has a magnitude of 67.8 N · m, the angular velocity of precession will be? Please help me solve ...
*March 28, 2014 by kjean*

**Physics**

A uniform cylindrical spool of mass M and radius R unwinds an essentially massless rope under the weight of a mass m. If R = 12 cm, M = 400 gm and m = 50 gm, find the speed of m after it has descended 50 cm starting from rest. Solve the problem twice: once using Newton's laws ...
*March 31, 2015 by Nora*

**math (vectors) & physics**

In unit-vector notation, what is the net torque about the origin on a flea located at coordinates (-2.0, 4.0 m, -1.0 m) when forces F1 = (-4.0 N) k and F2 = (-5.0 N) j act on the flea? _____________________________________ Torque is the cross product of the radius vector and ...
*March 28, 2007 by sam*

**physic angular momentum and torque**

What is the angular momentum of a figure skater spinning at 2.7rev/s with arms in close to her body, assuming her to be a uniform cylinder with a height of 1.6m , a radius of 14cm , and a mass of 50kg How much torque is required to slow her to a stop in 4.4s , assuming she ...
*March 29, 2014 by sammy*

**Physics**

A wheel with rotational inertia I is mounted on a fixed, fricitonless axle. The angular speed w of the wheel is inccreased from zero to w_f in a time interval T. 1: What is the average net torque on the wheel during the time interval, T? a) w_f/T b)w_f/T^2 c) Iw_f^2/T d)Iw_f/T...
*March 25, 2007 by Tammy*

**Physics**

A body is pivoted at a Point O. Three forces act on it in the directions shown on the figure. FA = 11 N at point A, 8.0 m from O. FB = 15 N at point B, 4.0 m from O. FC = 20 N at point C, 3.0 m from O. What is the net torque about point O? You have to also have the direction ...
*March 18, 2007 by wolfpak*

**Physics**

A force, F = (3x + 4y) N, is applied to an object at a point whose position vector with respect to the pivot point is r = (3x + 3y + 3z) m. Calculate the torque created by the force about that pivot point. I know that torque = -12x + 9y + 3z, but why is -12x negative? Thank ...
*June 18, 2012 by James*

**Physics**

I need help with this problem. A ceiling fan is turned on and a net torque of 2.0 Nm is applied to the blades. The blades have a total moment of inertia of 0.24 kgm2. What is the angular acceleration of the blades in rad/s2? The formula is well known: Torque= momentof inertia...
*March 21, 2007 by Jim*

**Physics**

a shaft rotation @ 800 rpm delivers a torque of 240 N.m to an output shaft that is rotating @ 200 rpm. a. if the efficiency of the machine is 70%, compute the output torque b, what is the output power e=Po/Pi .7=x/240 N.m = 168 N.m this is not the answer in the book so I ...
*April 3, 2011 by Jeannine*

**physics**

A pendulum consists of an object of mass 1.07 kg that hangs at the end of a massless bar, a distance 1.14 m from the pivot point. Calculate the magnitude of the torque due to gravity about the pivot point if the bar makes an angle of 22° with the vertical. torque = ...
*October 11, 2008 by Vishnu*

**physics**

A pendulum consists of an object of mass 1.07 kg that hangs at the end of a massless bar, a distance 1.14 m from the pivot point. Calculate the magnitude of the torque due to gravity about the pivot point if the bar makes an angle of 22° with the vertical. torque = ...
*October 13, 2008 by Samuel*

**physics**

A worker applies a torque to a nut with a wrench 0.485 m long. Because of the cramped space, she must exert a force upward at an angle of 57.0° with respect to a line from the nut through the end of the wrench. If the force she exerts has magnitude 81.5 N, what magnitude ...
*March 6, 2015 by alba*

**physics 2...help please**

A wheel on a game show is given an initial angular speed of 1.33 rad/s. It comes to rest after rotating through 3/4 of a turn. (a) Find the average torque exerted on the wheel given that it is a disk of radius 0.76 m and mass 6.4 kg. ? N·m sorry, I'm having converting issues...
*October 22, 2008 by kelsey*

**Physics **

A worker applies a torque to a nut with a wrench 0.430 m long. Because of the cramped space, she must exert a force upward at an angle of 59.5° with respect to a line from the nut through the end of the wrench. If the force she exerts has magnitude 81.0 N, what magnitude ...
*March 4, 2015 by Reina*

**physics**

An athlete at the gym holds a 4.33 kg steel ball in his hand. His arm is 68.7 cm long and has a mass of 4.69 kg. What is the magnitude of the torque about his shoulder if he holds his arm straight out to his side, parallel to the floor? Torque = massball x length + massarm x ...
*October 11, 2008 by Vishnu*

**physics**

A teenager pushes tangentially on a small hand-driven merry-go-round and is able to accelerate it from rest to a frequency of 12 in 9.0 . Assume the merry-go-round is a uniform disk of radius 2.2 and has a mass of 650 , and two children (each with a mass of 29 ) sit opposite ...
*April 19, 2011 by cara*

**physics**

A man opens a 1.14-m wide door by pushing on it with a force of 49.5 N directed perpendicular to its surface. (a) What magnitude torque does he apply about an axis through the hinges if the force is applied at the center of the door? N · m (b) What magnitude torque does he ...
*March 6, 2015 by alba*

**Physics 1**

A man opens a 1.14-m wide door by pushing on it with a force of 49.5 N directed perpendicular to its surface. (a) What magnitude torque does he apply about an axis through the hinges if the force is applied at the center of the door? N · m (b) What magnitude torque does he ...
*March 6, 2015 by Gina*

**ap physics**

A man opens a 1.14-m wide door by pushing on it with a force of 49.5 N directed perpendicular to its surface. (a) What magnitude torque does he apply about an axis through the hinges if the force is applied at the center of the door? N · m (b) What magnitude torque does he ...
*March 19, 2015 by amar*