## An introduction to mechanics ... |

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### Contents

CHAPTER PASE I THE TRIANGLE OF FORCES | 1 |

THE POLYGON OF FORCES | 49 |

THE REDUCTION OF ANY SYSTEM OF FORCES | 57 |

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### Common terms and phrases

acceleration angle of friction angular velocity attached axis body bullet centre of gravity centre of mass circle coefficient of friction coefficient of restitution component consider coplanar couple curve cylinder diagram direction displacement distance energy equal and opposite equation equilibrium example fixed forces acting given Hence Hooke's Law horizontal plane impact impulse inclined plane instant interval kinetic energy length line of action lond magnitude mass maximum mechanical advantage momentum motion moving obvious particle passes pdls pendulum perpendicular position poundals pressure problem projection Prove pull pulley radius ratio reaction reader relative represented resistance respectively rest resultant force rhombus right angles rope rotating rough round Show side sliding smooth horizontal sphere Statics straight line string supposed taking moments tension theorem three forces train travelled Triangle of Forces vertical plane weight wheel wire zero