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FORCES 5. Turning forces, moments, equilibrium, moments, levers, calculations from spanners to wheelbarrows, equilibrium situations and gears and cog wheels

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5.1 An introduction to moments and mechanical forces of rotation

5.2 Some simple moment calculations with worked out answers

5.3 Moment calculations and a balancing situation (equilibrium)

5.4 Problem solving: more complex moment & equilibrium calculations

5.5 Simple applications of turning effects of forces including levers

5.6 Gears and cog wheels - a means of transmitting rotational forces

5.7 Turning forces and physics of human skeleton & muscle systems

See also Mass - effect of gravity on it - weight, (mention of work done, GPE and circular motion)


WHAT NEXT? Forces revision notes index

FORCES 1. What are contact forces & non-contact forces?, scalar & vector quantities, free body force diagrams

FORCES 2. Mass and the effect of gravity force on it - weight, (mention of work done and GPE)

FORCES 3. Calculating resultant forces using vector diagrams and work done

FORCES 4. Elasticity and energy stored in a spring

FORCES 5. Turning forces and moments - from spanners to wheelbarrows and equilibrium situations

FORCES 6. Pressure in liquid fluids and hydraulic systems

FORCES 7. Pressure & upthrust in liquids, why objects float/sink in a fluid?, variation of atmospheric pressure

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