This applet shows a symmetrical lever with some mass pieces each of which has a weight of
You can attach a new mass piece or put it to another place with pressed mouse button. In a similar way you can remove a mass piece by clicking on it.
|A lever is in balance if the total left side torque is equal to the total right side torque.|
© Walter Fendt, November 2, 1997
© Translation: Kaido Reivelt, 2007 (www.fyysika.ee)
Last modification: July 24, 2007