Simple Machines

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Simple Machines
1 Inclined Plane
1.1 Flat Slope Surface
1.1.1 Example:- Ramp
2 Wedge
2.1 2 inclined planes Back to back
2.1.1 Used to cut, sharp EX: Knife
3 Screw
3.1 Inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder
3.1.1 Example = Light bulb
4 lever
4.1 It is a rigid bar that is free to rotate or pivot around a fixed point
4.1.1 The fixed point is called fulcrum
4.1.1.1 Example = SEE SAW
5 Wheel and axle
5.1 THE WHEEL
5.1.1 Door knob
6 Pulley
6.1 Grooved wheel with a cable wrapped around it
6.1.1 Fixed pulley

Annotations:

  • Changes the direction 
6.1.2 Movable pulley

Annotations:

  • Decreases the amount of input force needed 
6.1.3 Block and tackle

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  • Fixed and movable pulleys
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