### Description:

This page provides a physics calculator to solve the torque equation. The calculator can solve for any of the variables in the formula. The variables include torque, force and distance. Unit conversions are performed on inputs and solutions.

### Calculator:

Torque Equation Calculator

1. Select Variable To Solve:

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Solve for torque

Solve for force

Solve for distance

2. Input/Enter Known Values:

Input Conversion

Solution

Solution Other Units

### Definitions:

Torque:

Torque is a twisting resulting from a force which produces rotational motion or torsion. Rotational motion or spinning is dynamic. Torsion is static which does not result in motion. The center of rotation is the moment or axis. The distance or length where the force is applied is known as the lever arm.

Torque measurement has many uses. Torque is commonly used to describe the capacities of automobile engines and motors. The engines produces rotational motion which moves the crank shaft, transmission, drive shaft, axles and wheels of a car. The torque wrench allows one to tighten bolts and fasteners to design specifications.

The newton-meter and foot-pounds are common units of torque.

Force:

Force is an interaction between two objects which causes a change in object motion. Typically, it causes an object with mass to accelerate or decelerate. Force can also be described as a pull or push. It is a vector quantity with a direction and magnitude.

Distance:

Distance is the length from the center of rotation (pivot point) to the point where the force is applied. This is commonly known as the lever arm.

### References - Books:

Tipler, Paul A.. 1995. Physics For Scientists and Engineers. Worth Publishers. 3rd ed.

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