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# Technology

### Technology(Mechanisms;Leavers)

What are leavers used for? Lifting heavy weights with the least amount of effort
What is the fulcrum? The place where the mechanism pivots(rotates)
What is the effort? The force applied by the user to move the object
Give an example of a leaver A brake(the brake leaver)
Give an example of a type 1 leaver A see-saw
Give an example of a type 2 leaver A wheelbarrow
Give an example of a type 3 leaver A fishing rod
What is the law of the leaver/principal of moment It states that clockwise moments are equal to anticlockwise moments
What is an equilibrium? When an object is balanced and still
what is the calculation for leavers (Law of the leaver) Clockwise moments=Anticlockwise moments
Name four types of forces Compression,tension,torsion and shear
What is compression? A pushing force
What is tension? A pulling force
What is torsion? A twisting force
What is shear? A cutting force
Created by: Chimozukee

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