### Formula

tau

Torque

F

the amount of force directed perpendicularly to the position of the particle)

r

the distance from the axis of rotation to the particle

tau

Torque

F

the amount of force directed perpendicularly to the position of the particle)

r

the distance from the axis of rotation to the particle

Torque, also called moment or moment of force, is the tendency of a force to rotate an object about an axis, fulcrum, or pivot. Just as a force is a push or a pull, a torque can be thought of as a twist.

F

r

tau

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