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dhrassoulian64
11-06-2007, 10:32 PM
Hi,

Human joints experience moments and not torques. The term torque applied to
joints is not strictly correct and should be avoided.

Thanks

Hamid




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Quoting Dale Cannavan :

> Dear Subscribers,
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> Can anyone explain / define the differences in the meaning of Torque and
> Moment. It is often stated that they are synonymous; however, some
> suggest they are different.
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> Thanks for your time,
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> Dale Cannavan
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> Ph.D. Candidate
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> Centre for Sports Medicine and Human Performance
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> Department of Sports Sciences
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> Brunel University
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> West London
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