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Regarding the moment of force, this is the definition given in the book

The tendency of rotation is called turning effect of a force or moment of the force about the given axis. The magnitude of the moment of force F about a point is defined as the product of the magnitude of force and the perpendicular distance of the point from the line of action of the force

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Please refer my attachment ( fig 1) which has been given in the book to illustrate this example.

Now my doubts are 1) is PO line of action of force?

2) what that arrow pointing in the anticlockwise direction represent?

Thanks in advance, revered members.

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# Homework Help: Moment of force ? some clarifications needed.

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