Example 1-5-13 - Maple Help

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Chapter 1: Vectors, Lines and Planes



Section 1.5: Applications of Vector Products



Example 1.5.13



The force  is applied to the head of the position vector .

 a) Find $\mathbf{τ}$, the torque vector, and $\mathrm{τ}$, its magnitude.
 b) What is the angle between F and r?
 c) Find a unit vector in the direction of the axis of rotation.







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