This is my first question so please excuse me if my format is a bit off. Given a 2D rigid body with forces applied to it in such a way that the angle the force vector makes with the surface of the ...
What is the proof that a force applied on a rigid body will cause it to rotate around its center of mass?
Say I have a rigid body in space. I've read that if I during some short time interval apply a force on the body at some point which is not in line with the center of mass, it would start rotating ...