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Classical Mechanics - Lecture 25

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Lecture 25 - Static Equilibrium

Static Equilibrium, Stability, Rope Walker. Static equilibrium is only achieved when the net external force AND net external torque on an object are both zero.

Prof. Walter Lewin
8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 1999
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
Date accessed: 2008-12-12
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Lecture Material

Supplementary lecture material is listed below.

1. Conversion from Linear to Rotational Motion



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