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Inclined Planes

Simple Machines: Inclined Planes

QuestionAnswer
ramp spreads force over a longer distance
inclined plane a flat, sloping surface over which objects may be rolled or slid to a higher level
wedge two inclined plane wrapped around a central point or a winding inclined plane
friction force that resists motion
screw or bolt an inclined plane wrapped around a central point or a winding inclined plane
an inclined plane is a___ ___that reduces the force required to move an object over a vertical distance or height simple machine
friction is an important consideration in sliding or rolling an object up a___or inclined plane ramp
the resistance force is in the direction of___, and the resistance motion is in the opposite direction gravity
like the ramp, the___spreads the force needed to move the load over a longer distance wedge
the wood screw and drill bit are__ __because the threads are inclined planes, but there is a wedge on the points compound machines
what is not an example of a bolt or screw escalator
what is not an example of a wedge stairs
what is not an example of a ramp nail
Created by: smileyk