Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The main theory behind the project is physics and we had a decent understanding of what we needed to now about it. We only knew some basic things like torque to balance the water tower out and center of gravity. Torque is resultant force(When the force that pushed it clockwise was 10N and the anti-clockwise force was 20N the torque would be 10N anti-clockwise) and since we wanted the water tower to stand we needed to make the torque as close to 0 as possible. The center of gravity helped us determine where to support.