1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Torque prblm

  1. Nov 16, 2006 #1
    Hey! I'm new here.. and I desperately need help for some PHYS12 hw.. I hope I'm in the right place. My new teacher has a strong russian accent so I don't understand a single word he ever saids.

    A uniform 1.3 kg beam hinged at one end supports a 0.5 kg block. the bean is held level by a vertical 0.8 kg rod resting on a Newton scale at the other end. What is reading on the scale?

    Here's the diagram:
    <img src="http://picturemessaging.fido.ca/mmp...ransform=introtate&value=90&random=12150011">
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 22, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 16, 2006 #2
    physics_torque.jpg

    sry there we go.
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2006
  4. Nov 17, 2006 #3

    OlderDan

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper

    We need to see your attempt at solving this problem. The system is in equilibrium, which tells you that the total force and total torgue acting on any object in the system is zero.
     
  5. Nov 17, 2006 #4
    Nvm got it! Pretty much my attempt was totally off. My teacher who's really a sub for our real teacher.. who pretty much ran off to Austrailia gave us teh worksheets and taught the lesson for the worksheets the next class. Anyways my attempt at it was pretty much a blindshot and it dind't hlep that I didn't know what the answer was. Thanks anyways. I'm sure I'll have more questions as my teacher who saids he's a Physics teacher just steals his lesson plans off the internet.

    -flash
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Loading...
Similar Threads for Torque prblm Date
Torque lost using Newton's law of viscosity Saturday at 3:46 PM
Finding the torque needed to accelerate a wheel Apr 19, 2018
Galvanometer sensitivity Apr 15, 2018
Torque on a beam Apr 15, 2018
Torque prblm Nov 18, 2006