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If there is a net torque on a system does that mean there's net force on the system

  1. Nov 13, 2004 #1
    if there is a net torque on a system does that mean there must be a net force on the system
     
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  3. Nov 13, 2004 #2

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    No. Imagine a uniform rod with equal and opposite forces acting on it perpendicularly to each end.
     
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