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Torque Introduction

By Flipping Physics, 10/07/2018

Translational and Rotational motion are demonstrated and reviewed. Torque is introduced via the equation and several door opening demonstrations. Moment arm or lever arm is defined and illustrated.

Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:06 Translational and Rotational Motion
0:58 Defining Torque
1:53 The torque equation
2:59 Door example #1
4:56 Door example #2
6:11 Door example #3
6:58 Defining moment arm
9:18 Torque units

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