How does torque relate to force?

2 Answers
Mar 24, 2018

Answer:

A torque is the result of a force rotating about an axis.

Explanation:

A torque is the result of a force rotating about an axis.

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Mar 24, 2018

Answer:

A force is a push or a pull. A torque is a twist.

Explanation:

Examples:
A force perpendicular to the handle of a wrench applies a torque a torque to the bolt.
The weights of two kids sitting on a teeter-totter each apply torque to the teeter-totter. If the teeter-totter balances, the torques are equal and opposite.
The pressure of the fingertips at the end of shooting a basketball at the basket give it torque and make it spin on its flight.

I hope this helps,
Steve