|DCS# 1K10.30||NWU# M-41||Location: 3C2|
aka: WALKING THE SPOOL
A Spool has a cord wrapped around its central cylinder. When pulled in various directions, the spool will rotate and roll. To understand why, examine the torque around the point of contact with the table.
When the line of action of the tension extends through the point of contact, what is the total torque?