Illustration used to resolve a motion into two components, one of which is perpendicular, and the other…

"Fleming's rule for direction of induced current. Extend the thumb, forefinger and middle finger of…

Illustration for rigidly-connected points. "If two points are so connected that their distance apart…

Illustration for rigidly-connected points. In the series of links shown, c and d are fixed axes and…

This illustrates how to determine the force required to turn a connecting rod of a steam engine.

a is called the cathode, b is a plate of metal mounted inside the tube and in the path of the rays;…

"The steam engine is a powerful device for utilizing the energy involved in the elasticity and expansive…

Illustration showing two component forces ab and ac acting upon point a. The result is the vector ad…

OP is a vector (directed quantity) showing the force by a weight acting on it at an angle of 20 degrees.

Illustration of the resultant vector when two vectors are acting upon a body at point P at 90 degrees.

Illustration of the resultant vector when two vectors are acting upon a body at point P.

Illustration of the resultant vector when two vectors are acting upon a body at point P at Ǝ degrees.

Illustration of the resultant vector when four vectors are acting upon a body at point P.

"The laws of centrifugal force may be studied or illustrated by means of the whirling table and accompanying…