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Physics LibreTexts

5.10: Unit 5 Review

  • Page ID
    17747
  • Key Terms and Conepts

    Center of Gravity

    Normal Force

    Torque

    Rotational Equilibrium

    Stable Equilibrium

    Unstable Equilibrium

    Metastable Equilibrium

    Stability

    Learner Objectives

    1. Define center of gravity, support base, and normal force.[2]
    2. Compare the relative torque applied to objects by various forces.[2]
    3. State the conditions for static equilibrium.[2]
    4. Compare and contrast stable, unstable, and metastable equilibrium.[2]
    5. Apply center of gravity, support base, and metastable equilibrium concepts to compare the stability of various structures.[2]