Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 11 - Exercises and Problems - Page 203: 65



Work Step by Step

We know that the position vector, r, is in the direction of the arrow head. We also know the direction of the force applied. Because torque is equal to r cross F, we use the right hand rule to obtain that the torque and subsequently the motion of the shaft will be upward.
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