Application of moment

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Is loosening and tightening of nuts using screwdriver considered as application of moment??

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Astronuc
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I think one loosens or tightens a screw with a screwdriver, while one uses a wrench or nut driver (looks similar to a screwdriver) to loosen or tighten a nut.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nut_driver

What is significant between the tip of the screwdriver (or nut driver) and the handle?

One is applying a torque at the head/tip.
 

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