Hi I am designing a 3 axis robot but need help with one calculation.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

How do you calculate the torque required to rotate a supported vertical load.

For instance the torque required to rotate a dead weight sitting on top of a thrust bearing. I am looking for some formula from mechanical design books but haven't found anything.

Sorry about asking such a basic question.

Regards,

Tim

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# Simple Torque inertia question

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