Will it be correct to write the unit of torque as Joule ?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 13th Aug, 2014, 09:05: AM
The correct unit of torque is newton-metre, and not joule. This is done to create a difference between the scalar nature of work and the vector nature of torque.
Answered by | 13th Aug, 2014, 11:05: AM
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