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How much Weight (W) is required to keep a weight hanging straight down when the torque is known on a rotating shaft? Please see attached image. Assume a lever weight of zero to keep it simple.
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Suppose that the shaft is deflected so that it does not hang straight down. Suppose that it is deflected by ##x## meters rightward, for instance. Do you know how to calculate how much restoring torque results from gravity pulling on the deflected weight?MoMan said:How much Weight (W) is required to keep a weight hanging straight down when the torque is known on a rotating shaft? Please see attached image. Assume a shaft weight of zero to keep it simple.View attachment 303451
It's either a puzzle (and not a very good one, IMO), or he's just trolling.hmmm27 said:What's the application ?
Well after the point at which suspended weights break the mechanism.erobz said:At what point do macro scale accelerations become imperceptible? Can we not effectively consider the rotation of ##0.1 ^{\circ}## over 10 years as effectively no acceleration. We do this kind of thing all the time in our modeling.
The formula for calculating the weight required to hang straight down with known torque is W = T / r, where W is the weight in newtons, T is the torque in newton-meters, and r is the distance from the pivot point to the point where the weight is hanging.
To determine the torque required for a specific weight to hang straight down, you can use the formula T = W * r, where T is the torque in newton-meters, W is the weight in newtons, and r is the distance from the pivot point to the point where the weight is hanging.
The unit of measurement for torque is newton-meters (N*m).
The weight required to hang straight down with known torque is directly proportional to the distance from the pivot point. This means that the weight will increase as the distance from the pivot point increases.
Yes, this formula can be used to calculate the weight required for any object to hang straight down as long as the torque and distance from the pivot point are known.