Definition: Torque

Torque is the measure of how much force is acting on a motor to make it rotate. Typically defined in terms of Newton-Meters (N m), torque (𝜏) is a calculation of the amount of force (F) asserted on the motor and the distance (r) from the fulcrum in which the force is asserted.

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\begin{align} \tau = r F \sin \theta \end{align}