Date: 16 Oct 97 00:44:12 From: Syiad.Al-Duri@t-online.de (Syiad T. Al-Duri) Organization: T-Online References: 1 2 Followups: 1
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Stephen H. Westin wrote in sci.aeronautics.airliners: > firstname.lastname@example.org (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. Syiad mailto:Syiad.Al-Duri@t-online.de -- It's like a jungle, sometimes it makes me wonder how I keep from going under!