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Torque force equivalence at one meter leverage
Torque force equivalence at one meter leverage

Newton metre is the unit of moment in the SI system. It is abbreviated N m or N·m, and sometimes written with hyphen newton-metre. It is a compound unit of torque corresponding to the torque from a force of one newton applied over a distance arm of one metre.

A newton metre is dimensionally equivalent to a joule.

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