## A Collection of Problems in Illustration of the Principles of Elementary Mechanics |

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**SECT**. 1. Geometrical Method . IF two forces P , Q , act upon a point 0 , fig . ( 1 ) , in the directions OA , OB , respectively , and if OA OB :: P : Q , then OC , the diagonal of the parallelogram OA CB , will coincide with the ... Page 5

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**SECT**. 2. Trigonometrical Method . Let two forces P , Q , act upon a point , and let a be the angle between their directions : then , if R be their resultant , and if R's direction be inclined to the directions of P , Q , at angles 4 ... Page 12

William Walton. CHAPTER II . EQUILIBRIUM OF THREE FORCES ACTING ON A POINT .

William Walton. CHAPTER II . EQUILIBRIUM OF THREE FORCES ACTING ON A POINT .

**SECT**. 1. Triangle of forces . If three forces , the magnitudes of which are proportional to the sides BC , CA , AB , of a triangle ABC , and of which the ... Page 14

... at three points of the circumference : shew that the forces are as the sides of the cir- cumscribing triangle which touches the disc at those points .

... at three points of the circumference : shew that the forces are as the sides of the cir- cumscribing triangle which touches the disc at those points .

**SECT**. 2. P Q R :: sin Q , 14 EQUILIBRIUM OF THREE FORCES ACTING ON A POINT . Page 15

William Walton.

William Walton.

**SECT**. 2. P Q R :: sin Q , R : sin R , P : sin P , Q. If three forces P , Q , R , act on a point , and Q , R , R , P , P , Q , denote the respective angles between Q , R ; R , P ; P , Q ; the sufficient and necessary ...### Other editions - View all

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