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Application of moment

  1. Oct 25, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Is loosening and tightening of nuts using screwdriver considered as application of moment??

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    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Oct 25, 2015 #2

    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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