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bii17
 3 years ago
When tightening cylinderhead bolts in a car, the crucial quantity is the torque applied to the bolts. why is this more important than the actual force applied to the wrench handle?
pls help. tnx
bii17
 3 years ago
When tightening cylinderhead bolts in a car, the crucial quantity is the torque applied to the bolts. why is this more important than the actual force applied to the wrench handle? pls help. tnx

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Mikael
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The motion of bodies which rotate around an axis is governed by torque versus mass. The long handle of the wrench INCREASES the force appled at the end by the leverage principle

Mikael
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Torque ON the bolt is\[\it F_{onbolt}\times Radius_{bolt} = Torque\]

Mikael
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the actual FORCEONBOLT is crucial

Mikael
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thanks for the med. PLease close the question.
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