Moments and gears

In this lesson we look further at moments and also gears. We look at how the rotational effect of a force helps us in many everyday situations.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If I move a force further away from a pivot the moment will ................

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Q2.If I move a force closer to a pivot the moment will ................

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Q3.What are the units of a moment?

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Q4.Recall the correct equation to calculate a moment

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Q5.Choose all 3 things that a lever consists of

Select three (3) boxes

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Q6.Levers are described as what?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.If I move a force further away from a pivot the moment will ................

1/6

Q2.If I move a force closer to a pivot the moment will ................

2/6

Q3.What are the units of a moment?

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Q4.Recall the correct equation to calculate a moment

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Q5.Choose all 3 things that a lever consists of

Select three (3) boxes

5/6

Q6.Levers are described as what?

6/6

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Moments and Gears

Assess your knowledge of the moments and gears lesson with this quiz.

Q1.The unit of force is

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Q2.At least how many cogs are needed for a gear to work correctly?

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Q3.Gears work by applying a turning force to one wheel. A interlocking wheel turns the adjacent wheel in which direction?

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Q4.What prevents a gear from slipping?

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Q5.A gear with a radius of 1 m creates a moment of 200 Nm. What could you assume the moment of the 2 m gear be?

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Q6.How much will a 24 : 12 gear ratio speed up the rotation of a gear?

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Q7.The moment about a 4 cm wheel is 8 Nm. What’s the moment about a 12 cm one?(Remember, the ratio of moments = ratio of radii)

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Moments and Gears

Assess your knowledge of the moments and gears lesson with this quiz.

Q1.The unit of force is

1/7

Q2.At least how many cogs are needed for a gear to work correctly?

2/7

Q3.Gears work by applying a turning force to one wheel. A interlocking wheel turns the adjacent wheel in which direction?

3/7

Q4.What prevents a gear from slipping?

4/7

Q5.A gear with a radius of 1 m creates a moment of 200 Nm. What could you assume the moment of the 2 m gear be?

5/7

Q6.How much will a 24 : 12 gear ratio speed up the rotation of a gear?

6/7

Q7.The moment about a 4 cm wheel is 8 Nm. What’s the moment about a 12 cm one?(Remember, the ratio of moments = ratio of radii)

7/7

Lesson summary: Moments and gears

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