What is the Torque on a Hinged Door with a 30 N Force at 1.5 m Distance?

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In summary, torque is a measure of the force that can cause an object to rotate around an axis. It is calculated by multiplying the force applied to an object by the distance from the axis of rotation. In relation to doors, the torque is the force applied to make the door rotate around its hinges and is affected by the force and distance from the hinges to where the force is applied. To calculate the torque, you need to know the force and distance, and to increase it, you can either increase the force or the distance from the hinges. The torque on a door can also be affected by the magnitude and direction of the force, as well as the weight and size of the door itself.
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a force of 30 n is applied perpeddicularly to the face of a hinge door at a distance of 1.5 m from the hinge of the door. find the torque on the door about it's hinge
 
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The torque created about an axle or a ploint is the force times the perpendicular distance from the axle to the point of force.

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thank you!
 

1. What is torque?

Torque is a measure of the force that can cause an object to rotate around an axis. It is calculated by multiplying the force applied to an object by the distance from the axis of rotation.

2. How is torque related to the door?

The torque on a door is the force that is applied to the door to make it rotate around its hinges. It is affected by the force applied to the door as well as the distance from the hinges to where the force is applied.

3. How do you calculate the torque on a door?

To calculate the torque on a door, you need to know the force applied to the door and the distance from the hinges to where the force is applied. The torque is then calculated by multiplying the force by the distance.

4. What factors can affect the torque on a door?

The torque on a door can be affected by the magnitude and direction of the force applied, as well as the distance from the hinges to where the force is applied. Additionally, the weight and size of the door itself can also impact the torque.

5. How can you increase the torque on a door?

To increase the torque on a door, you can either increase the force applied or increase the distance from the hinges to where the force is applied. This can be achieved by using a longer handle or applying the force further away from the hinges.

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