Couple - Two unlike, parallel & non-collinear forces

Q.  Couple is formed due to two ______
- Published on 18 Sep 15

a. like, parallel and non-collinear forces of same magnitude
b. like, perpendicular and collinear forces of different magnitude
c. unlike, parallel and non-collinear forces of same magnitude
d. unlike, perpendicular and non-collinear forces of different magnitude

ANSWER: unlike, parallel and non-collinear forces of same magnitude
 

    Discussion

  • Sravanthi   -Posted on 14 Dec 15
    - Couple is formed due to two unlike parallel, non-collinear forces which have same magnitude.

    - Lever of couple is the distance between two forces.

    - Resultant of couple is zero and couple cannot be balanced by a single force.

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