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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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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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Yes, experiences the torque. Is subject to it.
 

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The tip of a propeller experiences twisting torque on the plane of rotation.
 

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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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