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Given moment

  1. Feb 24, 2010 #1
    The formula to find the moment about anypoint is
    Fxr right? but if the moment is given, for example 50Nm
    then the moment is fixed right? even if we change the regarding point
    on the system, the given moment is 50Nm regardless what point we are regarding to.
    Am I right?
     
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  3. Feb 24, 2010 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Hi 385sk117! :wink:

    If it's a couple (ie, a pair of equal and opposite forces), then yes, its moment is the same about any point. :smile:
     
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  5. Feb 26, 2010 #4

    tiny-tim

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    Hi Bob! :smile:
    That would be for a moment of inertia …

    this one is in Nm, so I 'm assuming it's a moment of force.
     
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