defination of torque and moment of inertia

defination of torque and moment of inertia


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Anil Pannikar AskiitiansExpert-IITB
85 Points
12 years ago

Dear Baba ,


The effect of force causing angular acceleration in a body is defined as torque of that force.

The physical quantity measuring the tendency of a body to maintain its rotational state is called as rotational inertia
or moment of inertia of the body.


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