# Torque (rate of change of angular momentum)

## Description

Torque, moment or moment of force , is the tendency of a force to rotate an object about an axis. The unbalanced torque on a body along axis of rotation determines the rate of change of the body’s angular momentum.

Related formulas## Variables

τ | Torque (N*m) |

d_{L} | Change of angular momentum (J*sec) |

d_{t} | Change of time (sec) |