1.9 Moments

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GCSE Physics (1 Forces and their effects) Flashcards on 1.9 Moments, created by Anisha Rai on 04/22/2016.

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What is a moment? The turning effect of a force
If an object is not turning, what will the total clockwise movement be? Exactly balanced by the total anticlockwise moment about any pivot
What can simple levers be used as? Force multipliers
If the line of action of the weight of an object lies outside the base of the object, what will happen? Give examples There will be a resultant moment and the body will topple Examples: vehicles, simple balancing toys
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