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Descriptor English: Torque
Descriptor Spanish: Torque
Descriptor Portuguese: Torque
Descriptor French: Moment de torsion
Entry term(s): Torques
Tree number(s): G01.374.860.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019415
Scope note: The rotational force about an axis that is equal to the product of a force times the distance from the axis where the force is applied.
Annotation: a principle of mechanics; not restricted to space flight
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
DeCS ID: 33169
Unique ID: D019415
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Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/20
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Torque - Preferred
Concept UI M0028889
Scope note The rotational force about an axis that is equal to the product of a force times the distance from the axis where the force is applied.
Preferred term Torque
Entry term(s) Torques



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