# Examples of things that use these forces

• james652
In summary, the conversation discusses a homework assignment that involves filling out a table with examples of products subject to different forces, such as tension, compression, shear, and torsion. The individual seeking help is reminded that tension can apply to cables, compression to columns or brick walls, shear to beams or bolts, and torsion to shafts or screws. They are also advised to attempt the question themselves before seeking further assistance.

#### james652

Hi, I'm stuck on this homework.
I have to do this, it says

Below list other examples of products that are subject to the force in question and briefly explain how.

! Force ! Product ! Brief explanation!
tension
tension
compression
compression
shear
shear
torsion
torsion

Thats the table i have to fill inHelp?

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I'm not going to do your homework for you but things in tension generally include any types of cables, compression will be columns/brick walls, shear force is a force at 90 degrees to the edge of a beam/bolt (90 degrees to the hypothetical normal force which would create tension or compression), and torsion refers to shafts/screws being twisted.

you will get more help when you have shown that you have actually made an attempt at this question.

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