| James Hamblin Smith - 1869
...distance varies as that force. 62. If F be the measure of a force acting on a body, and D the measure of **the perpendicular distance of the line of action of the force from** a fixed point in the body, the measure of the moment of the force about the point is equal to F .D.... | |
| James Hamblin Smith - Statics - 1871 - 130 pages
...distance varies as that force. 76. If F be the measure of a force acting on a body, and D the measure of **the perpendicular distance of the line of action of the force from** a fixed point in the body, the measure of the moment of the force about the point is equal toF.D. Let... | |
| John Christie Douglas - Telegraph - 1875 - 421 pages
...the plane of its action ; the efficiency of a force to turn a body about a given point is directly as **the perpendicular distance of the line of action of the force from the** given point, and as the magnitude of the force ; or, as the product of the perpendicular distance into... | |
| John Bascombe Lock - Forces and couples - 1888 - 248 pages
...parallel forces and the lever is straight the arms may be measured along the lever. Otherwise, the arm is **the perpendicular distance of the line of action of the force from the** fulcrum. The point of the lever in contact with the fulcrum is fixed; therefore the fulcrum will apply... | |
| University extension - 1892 - 292 pages
...LECTURE XI. MOMENTS. The moments of a force with respect to a point is the product of the force into **the perpendicular distance of the line of action of the force from the point.** This distance is called the arm of the force. That is, the moment of a force is the measure of the... | |
| Edmund Taylor Whittaker - Dynamics - 1904 - 414 pages
...magnitude of the component of a given force perpendicular tp a given line L and the number which represents **the perpendicular distance of the line of action of the force from the** line L is called the moment of the force about the line L. If the three components (X, Y, Z) of the... | |
| John Goodman - Mechanical engineering - 1904 - 770 pages
...each force is the product of the force and the radius of the pulley from which the cord proceeds, ie **the perpendicular distance of the line of action of the force from the** fulcrum. Centres of Gravity, or Centroids. — We have already given the following definition of the... | |
| American School of Correspondence, Chicago - Civil engineering - 1909
...pounds per square inch. REACTIONS OF SUPPORTS. 28. Moment of a Force. By moment of a force with .respect **to a point is meant its tendency to produce rotation...distance, the greater the tendency; hence the moment** of a force with respect to a point equals the product of the force and the perpendicular distance from... | |
| Architecture - 1909
...pounds per square inch. REACTIONS OF SUPPORTS. 28. Moment of a Force. By moment of a force with respect **to a point is meant its tendency to produce rotation about that point. Evidently the** tendeacy depends on the magnitude of the force and on the perpendicular distance of the line of action... | |
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