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Simple Machines

About Simple Machines

TermDefinition
Simple Machine Device that makes work easier, often by reducing the amount of effort force needed to move an object
Inclined Plane A ramp or slope that reduces the force that reduces the force needed to move objects up and down heights; a simple machine.
Force A push or pull that can change the motion of an object, measured with a spring scale.
Moveable Pulley A pulley attached to the object to be moved; reduces the force needed to move the object; a simple machine.
Pulley System A combination of fixed and moveable pulleys.
Load The object to be moved using a machine
Fixed Pulley Attached to a structure and does not move; changes the direction of the load; a simple machine
Spring scale A tool that measures a pulling force by the tension on a spring; the force is measured un Newtons
Pulley A device consisting of a wheel over which a rope or chain is pulled in order to lift heavy object; a simple machine
Newton Unit of force
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