System Forces

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Net Force
... In physics, net force is the overall force acting on an object ... isolated and interactions with the environment or constraints are introduced as forces and torques forming a free-body diagram ... The net force does not have the same effect on the movement of the object as the original system forces, unless the point of application of the net force and an associated torque are determined so that ...

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