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Moment of force = force (F) × distance (D) from the 'pivot' at the knee.

moment of inertia

a body or object's resistance to angular acceleration or deceleration. Depends on the mass of the object and the distribution of the mass in relation to the point of rotation. The summation of all the masses of the parts of the body multiplied by their distance squared from the axis of rotation (I = Σmr2) or the mass of the whole body multiplied by the radius of gyration squared.
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2)] moments of inertia and the variable moment of inertia [J.
Adopting a fictitious distribution of moments of inertia applied at the tip of the two finite element models, aimed at reducing the first torsion natural frequency of clamped half wings, the fluid structure interaction analyses provided unstable conditions for both wing models.
2011, Variations of the Earth principal moments of inertia due to glacial cycles for the last 800Ka.
Moments of inertia of these segments about their long axes were obtained from the output of the e-Zone program.
Show that, based on a dancer's mass and moments of inertia, the dancer's rate of rotation in a pirouette is not sufficiently rapid for precession and other gyrodynamics to be a factor in the analysis.
z] sides, then the moments of inertia of the rigid towards the tried axles x, y, z are the following:
Here, gears, motors, and converters are selected together with matching powers (P_W), torques (M_Nm), rotational and linear speeds (n_rpm, vg_cms), moments of inertia (J_kgcm2), and currents (Ic_A):
Two possible types of moments of inertia were suggested by Bohr and Mottleson [18] reflecting two different aspects of nuclear dynamics.
Z] are the mass moments of inertia about the bat mass centre relative to the bat coordinate system, [[omega].
6, 7 denote the pinion and gear, having the reduced moments of inertia [I.
1 contains the masses, the gravity forces, the constructive dimensions and the axial mechanical moments of inertia that are included in the systems of differential equations (1) and (2).