Problem: Six forces are applied to the door in (Figure 1).Rank in order, from largest to smallest, the six torques τa to τf about the hinge on the left.

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Torque:

τ=rFsinθ

τa = (L/2)(F)•sin90 = LF/2

τb = (L/4)2F•sin90 = LF/2

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Six forces are applied to the door in (Figure 1).

Rank in order, from largest to smallest, the six torques τa to τf about the hinge on the left.

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