## Problems and ExamplesDeighton, Bell and Company, 1862 - 141 pages |

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**position**of equilibrium . 4. A string PAQ is knotted to a fixed point A , and drawn in different directions by the forces P and Q , in such a man- ner that the pressure on A 2 ; find the angle PAQ . = P + Q 2 5. Two forces are in the ... Page 76

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**position**of the ring . 11. Four forces represented by 1 , 2 , 3 , and 4 , act in the same plane on a point . The directions of the first and third are at right angles to each other ; and so are the directions of the second and fourth ... Page 77

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**position**of equilibrium . 5. A uniform bent lever , when supported at the angle , rests with the shorter arm ...**position**of the peg . 7. A uniform bent lever ABC , containing a given angle at B , and having its arms of given weights and ... Page 78

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**position**of the weights be reversed ? 9. A uniform rod of given weight and length suspended at a given point , is drawn out of the vertical**position**by a given force , acting upon its lower extremity by means of a string , which passes ... Page 79

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**position**of equi- librium . 18. One end of a beam is connected with a fixed point by a hinge , about which the beam can revolve in a vertical plane ; the other end is attached to a weight , by means of a string pass- ing over a tack in ...### Other editions - View all

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