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Definition of Equilibrium

Equilibrium is the state of an object when no part of the object is accelerating. Two conditions for equilibrium are that the net force acting on the object is zero, and the net torque acting on the object is zero.


A small child and a large child sitting on a seesaw can balance when the following are balanced:
a. forces
b. torques
c. energies
d. all of the above

Equilibrium in Physics Problems

Equilibrium and Rotational Motion

Simple Equilibrium Problems

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