5.1 Moment of a Force

This section covers the following syllabus (Physics 5059) requirements.

  • describe the moment of a force in terms of its turning effect and relate this to everyday examples

  • recall and apply the relationship moment of a force (or torque) = force × perpendicular distance from the pivot to new situations or to solve related problems

Describe the moment of a force in terms of its turning effect and relate this to everyday examples. Recall and apply the relationship moment of a force (or torque) = force × perpendicular distance from the pivot to new situations or to solve related…