Talk:Moment of a force

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 Definition The ability of a force to generate rotational motion about an axis. [d] [e]

Could someone please take a look at this sentence:

"However, being two distinct and separate physical concepts the units are always written as newton metres and never as joules."

I think this needs work to make sense, but being unfamiliar with the overall concept I'd rather someone take a look and see if I'm right.

For example, does the following make sense?

"However, because newton metres and joules are distinct and separate physical concepts, newton metres is always used when referring to moment of force."

David H. Barrett 00:21, 21 August 2008 (CDT)

Force + couple

This image was created by myself for WP and I have imported it here. The associated discussion was added to WP by myself under these edits:1 2. John R. Brews 14:50, 25 December 2010 (UTC)