Essays Tagged: "Torque"

Angular momentum, and its properties , and how angular momentum is possessed.

as because of its mass and motion. Angular momentum is possessed by rotating objects. Understanding torque is the first step to understanding angular momentum.Torque is the angular "version" of force. ... irst step to understanding angular momentum.Torque is the angular "version" of force. The units for torque are in Newton-meters. Torque is observed when a force is exerted on a rigid object pivoted ab ...

(5 pages) 48 0 1.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Torque lab.

PhysicsTorquePurpose: To save a doll using torque.Background info: Force: ... saved, it will not fall to the ground because the lighter weight will far away enough to have more torque than the doll.Procedure: Phase A, Part 11) Get the materials.2) Set up the stand.3) Place the ... oins all together on the bean balance.4) Record the distance of the doll from the center.5) Use the torque formula to find torque on the side the doll is on.6) Use the torque formula again to find whe ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Description of the Diskobolos

portray his concentration. He is leaning forward at the hip. His upper body is twisted showing the torque needed to propel the discus. The athlete's legs are bent at the knees. With all the action go ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

One application of magnetic fields in household appliances.

rying element is subjected to a magnetic field. In a cylindrical motor, the rotor rotates because a torque is developed when this force is applied at a given distance from the axis of the rotor.Most e ... n the rotor. This current flow in the rotor creates the second magnetic field required to produce a torque. The motor was introduced in 1888 and it initiated what is known as the second industrial rev ...

(14 pages) 48 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Dirt Bike Riding : Four Stroke vs Two Stroke Engin

When buying a motorcycle with a four-stroke engine, you will be buying a machine that has a lot of torque. That is it. The word pretty much explains itself. A four-stroke is so good in the mud it's r ...

(2 pages) 1583 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Performance Test of a Compression Ignition Engine.

e were then noted in 'Calculated Results: Table A' (Page 6).I then proceeded to construct graphs of Torque, Power, Brake Specific Fuel Consumption and thermal Efficiency against the Brake Mean Effecti ... is was achieved by multiplying the rps value by 60;Engine Speed, (rpm)Brake Power is the product of torque and engine speed (N). However calculation of Brake Power must take into account that the dyna ...

(10 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Is reducing the road speed limit an appropriate and necessary response to reducing the death toll on the roads, considering the significant advances being made in car safety features?

control the vehicle when the throttle is applied to a certain extent and the road cannot handle the torque being applied. When this happens, one or more of the vehicles cylinder spark plugs are deacti ...

(4 pages) 1900 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


In engineering mechanics, torsion is often referred as the twisting effect caused by an applied torque on an sections perpendicular to the torque axis, the result shear stress in this se ... ect. Considering a shaft is subjected at two ends with equal in magnitude but opposite in direction torques, as noticed, the shaft will experienced deformation where the shaft is twisted, when these h ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering