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Kosmo

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I am coding physics simulation in 2d and have some problems with the rigid body dynamics. I have object A which is, lets say, at coordinates 0,0 and have radius of 5. Object A is circle. If I apply force to point 5, 0 on A and it is pointing to 5, 10, does A get only torque or does it also get linear acceleration? Vikke Matikainen

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Guest Anonymous Poster
It gets both.

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Is the amount of linear acceleration independent of the amount of torque?
So I could do linear acceleration equations without needing to know the gripping points of the forces?

Vikke Matikainen

[edited by - kosmo on March 25, 2003 3:27:28 PM]

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Guest Anonymous Poster
Yes, linear acceleration of the center of mass is independent of where on the body the force is applied.

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