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Simple Machines: Wedges

inclined plane remains stationary
wedge the name of any object with at least one slanting side, ending in a sharp edge, which cuts material apart
nail example of a wedge
ideal mechanical advantage determined by dividing the length of the incline by the width of the wedge at its thickest point
double wedge two inclined planes put back-to-back
the wedge is a modification of the... inclined plane
there are two major___between inclined planes and wedges differences
the sharper the edge of the wedge, the less effort is needed to overcome... resistance
the effort applied___to the slope of an inclined plane, while the effort force is applied to the___edge(height) of the wedge parallel, vertical
what does IMA stand for ideal mechanical advantage
what is an example of a modified incline plane wedge
Created by: smileyk