Varignon’s Theorem (of Moments)

The moment of a force is equal to the sum of the moments produced by the components of a force. In the applet below, drag the mouse to move the vector along its axis (transmissibility). Press the space bar to see the components and their moments. Press “C” to clear.

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  1. SEETHA says:

    this is very very useful in my studies…….

  1. September 13, 2011

    […] the effect of the force shown is unchanged as it moves along the axis of its action. See also: Varignon’s Theorem Instructions: Click and hold the mouse to see the vector translate along its axis. Tags: […]

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