Impulsive power; force; momentum.
Tendency, or measure of tendency, to produce motion, esp. motion about a fixed point or axis.
Ability of a force to cause rotation about a fixed point.
The tendency of a force to produce a rotation at a certain point.
MAGNITUDE: A measure of earthquake size, determined by the slip of the fault, the area of the break, and the rigidity of rock. (See also Richter magnitude.)
The tendency of a force to produce rotation or of a stress or mass-inertia to resist rotation. This tendency is measured by the product of the force into its lever arm.
A force attempting to produce motion around an axis.
the moment of a couple is the product of its force and the distance between its opposing forces
a Force acting on an "arm" to cause a torque or a tendency to rotate
a measure of the body's tendency to turn about its center of gravity
A moment is the rotation produced in a body when a force is applied.
A product of the distance from the spring axis to the point of load application, and the force component normal to the distance line.
In the context of forces, a moment is the turning effect of a force. It is equal to the force multiplied by the perpendicular distance to the pivot. A moment is also called a torque. Balancing a Beam
A measure of earthquake size related to the leverage of the forces (couples) across the area of the fault slip. The rigidity of the rock times the area of faulting times the amount of slip. Dimensions are dyne-cm (or Newton-meters).
The product of the magnitude of a force multiplied by the perpendicular distance between the force and the fulcrum.
The product of a force by its lever arm.
The resultant of a system of forces causing rotation without translation. A moment can be expressed as a couple
A force that rotates or bends a structural member
Force that produces rotation of a member and resulting bending stresses.
Static force affecting the C.G. from the product of an object's weight and distance from a fixed point (datum), such as centerline or MAC. Report this Word Added by: rf_reggie
The tendency of a force to cause a rotating motion.
Force times distance (torque).
The tendency of force to affect motion. Tendency, or measure of tendency, to produce motion, especially about a point or axis. The product of a quantity and its perpendicular distance from a reference point.
The tendency of a force to cause rotation about a point or axis.
A tendency to rotate resulting from the application of a force not through the center of resistance of a body. Moments are measured either as 1) the magnitude of a single applied force times the perpendicular distance the force acts away from the center of resistance, or 2) in the case of a couple, the magnitude of one of the forces of the couple times the distance between the forces of the couple.