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Wheel torque > contact patch friction > torque

  1. Jul 24, 2010 #1
    Am I correct in saying that when a torque is applied to a wheel
    the force is resisted by the friction at the contact patch
    and then becomes a "equal and opposite" torque acting around
    the contact patch?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 24, 2010 #2
    If you neglect moment of inertia. (static case or small force, slow movement)
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