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

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**pressure**on tack ::: cosine of half the angle between the directions of the forces . 3. AB is a given horizontal line , BC a rod without weight moving freely in a vertical plane about B. A weight is sus- pended by a string fixed at A ... Page 76

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**pressure**on each of the tacks . 14. Three forces represented by the numbers 3 , 5 , 9 , can- not under any circumstances produce equilibrium upon a point . 15. If three forces in equilibrium upon a point are repre- sented by the numbers ... Page 77

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**pressure**on which is known ; required the position of the peg . 7. A uniform bent lever ABC , containing a given angle at B , and having its arms of given weights and lengths , hangs freely by the extremity A : find the position of ... Page 80

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**pressure**on the plane . 6. Given the weight , and the magnitude and direction of the sustaining force ; find the angle of the plane . 7. What weight is that , which it would require the same exertion to lift , as to draw a weight of 4 ... Page 81

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**pressure**of 1 lb. will support a weight of 1000 lbs . on a screw ; the distance between two contiguous threads being inch ? 15. Find the inclination to the horizon of the thread of a screw , which with a**pressure**of 5 lbs . acting at an ...### Other editions - View all

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