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(I) What Do You Understand by the Term Couple of Forces? (Ii) Calculate the Moment of a Couple Shown in Fig. 8. - Physics

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(i) What do you understand by the term couple of forces?
(ii) Calculate the moment of a couple shown in fig.

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Solution

(i) Two equal and opposite parallel forces acting along different lines on a body constitute a couple.

(ii) Moment of couple = either force x perpendicular distance

                                    = 4 x 10 

                                    = 40 Nm

Concept: Moment (Turning Effect) of a Force Or Torque
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Frank ICSE Class 10 Physics Part 2
Chapter 1 Force, Work, Energy and Power
Exercise | Q 5 | Page 58
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