Jensen Bars And Levers

The Information You Need About Levers By Claire Nappier

Levers

Levers Are Basic Forms Of Machines. They Help Us Lift Loads With Less Effort. Even Though This Sounds Simple There Is A Lot Going On For This To Work.

Load, Fulcrum, Effort

A Lever Can Be Described As A Long Rigid Body With Fulcrum Along It's Length.


Load: The Object Your Lifting

Fulcrum: Point At Which The Lever Pivots

Effort: The Force Applied To Make The Object Move

Classes Of Levers

Questions

When Do We Use Levers?

We Use Levers In So Many Of Our Daily Activities. Some Examples Are Wheelbarrows, Fishing Poles,Staplers,Tweezers,Hammers, Swinging A Baseball Bat, And More.

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