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@viratvicky • 23 Oct, 2015
Got bit confusion. please clear my doubt with examples. Difference between Torque and Moment ?
@Ankita Katdare • 23 Oct, 2015 @viratvicky This GIF explains it very clearly.


In the above image, for the rotating particle -
torque = τ
position = r
force = F
angular momentum = L
position = r
linear momentum = p

  1. Moment is the tendency of a force to move an object.
  2. Torque is the tendency of a force to rotate an object in a pivot.
  1. Moment is the perpendicular distance between the point of rotation and the force’s line of action.
  2. Torque is a measure of the turning force of an object.
@Ramani Aswath • 24 Oct, 2015
Difference between Torque and Moment ?
Not much. Mean the same thing.
See this:

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