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Aerodynamics and Torque calculation

Problem Statement
Torque calculation
Relevant Equations
Hi :)

I have to mount solar panels to columns. And for the stress calculations, I can't calculate the torque :(

Could you help me out?



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Your relevant equation for calculating the wind force on the panel is missing the drag factor (shape factor).
How is the plate supported on the column?
What have you tried?

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