"Moment" meaning in "an instant in time" comes from Latin "momentum".I understand how to solve for it and everything...but what exactly IS it? The term "moment" makes me think it has to do with time, but that doesn't make sense. Everwhere I look it just gives me formulas!
I understand how to solve for it and everything...but what exactly IS it? The term "moment" makes me think it has to do with time, but that doesn't make sense. Everwhere I look it just gives me formulas!
Basically the term "moment of inertia" describes 2 things:I understand how to solve for it and everything...but what exactly IS it?