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    ali_dd is offline Member
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    Is the use of "of all" in the following sentence correct grammatically and conceptually? If it is not , kindly suggest ways to make it clearer.

    The tip section of the blade experiences the maximum torque of all the sections along the blade, thus it plays a major role in determining the overall rotor power.

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    Re: of all

    I thought it meant that the tip of the blade was on the receiving end of the torque here. Maybe Ali_dd can clarify.

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    Re: of all

    Yes, experiences the torque. Is subject to it.

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    Re: of all

    The tip of a propeller experiences twisting torque on the plane of rotation.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: of all

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertJ View Post
    Uhhhh, as 'Cool Hand Luke' said, "What we have here is a problem in communication." Obviously the tip end cannot experience torque because the moment arm is zero. How do you produce torque without a lever arm? Maximum moment occurs at the root end. High school physics.
    That may be scientifically correct, but I don't get that from the original sentence. (Not a scientist)

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