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Net torque

  1. Jul 30, 2011 #1
    is there any formula of net torque? as we know, net force = momentum / time right? what about net torque?
     
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  3. Jul 31, 2011 #2

    HallsofIvy

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    Net force is change in momentum divided by time. Net torque is change in angular momentum divided by time.
     
  4. Jul 31, 2011 #3
    So, angular momentum = change in angular velocity x mass?

    Please correct me if I'm wrong. Then, if net torque is applied, an object will experience a constant angular speed or an angular acceleration ?
     
  5. Aug 1, 2011 #4

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  6. Aug 1, 2011 #5
    Ok. I get it now. Thanks for your help. =)
     
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