Re: 777 rejected takeoff test

Date:         16 Oct 97 00:44:12 
From: (Syiad T. Al-Duri)
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Stephen H. Westin wrote in sci.aeronautics.airliners:
> (David Lesher) writes:
>> Err... I was always an SI type, but is that a viable unit for the
>> test? I was looking for energy, not torque.

> Absolutely. Pounds-feet is torque; foot-pounds is energy.

> Energy is equivalent to work: a given force exerted over a given
> distance. Hence foot-pounds.

There's no difference between Torque and Energy. That's why they have the
same dimension, force multiplied by distance.

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