What is Torque?
Torque is the measure of force that causes an object to rotate about an axes. Just like how force causes an object to accelerate i linear kinematics, torque is what causes an object to acquire angular acceleration.
What is Moment?
In physics, moment of force is a measure of its tendency to cause a body to rotate about a specific point or axis.
Difference Between Torque and Moment
|It is the measurement of the turning force of an object||It is the measurement of the perpendicular distance from the point of rotation to the force’s line of action|
|The symbol of torque is \(\tau\) and SI unit is Nm/revolution||The symbol of the moment is M and SI unit if NM|
|It is a movement-related force||It is a static force|
|Torque is used to measure the coupling||The moment is not used for this purpose|
|It is used where there is an availability of a pivot and rotation||It is produced by any lateral force and used in non-rotational events|
|It is referred to the nature of the force to rotate the object in a pivot.||It is referred to the nature of the force to move the object.|
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