An apparatus for verifying the parallelogram of forces. This method is used in physics for determining…

Illustration showing two points a and b to be in the same plane and parallel.

Illustration showing two points a and b to be in the same plane and parallel.

Illustration showing three points a, b, and c in motion. The magnitude and direction of a and b are…

Illustration used "If three component motions ab, ac, and ad are combined, their resultant af will be…

Illustration "where ad is the given resultant, if the two components have the magnitudes represented…

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

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…

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.