Flashcards in Lab 6: Torque Deck (4)
What conditions must be fulfilled in order for a system to be in static equilibrium?
1) The vector sum of all EXTERNAL FORCES must be 0
2) the vector sum of all EXTERNAL TORQUES on a body must be 0
What was the most significant source of error for this experiment?
calculating Rb, the distance between the pivot point ad the electronic scale (which measures Fb)
force must be _____ to the radius in order for torque to be calculated
force must be perpendicular to the r component