resultant forces

  • Created by: rxbyw
  • Created on: 11-09-19 21:00

a resultant force is a single force that can replace all the forces acting on an object to give the same effect as the original forces acting altogether

a resultant force found when all forces are summed up

set a direction to positive

add all forces acting in that direction

then subtract all forces acting in opposite direction

free body diagrams can be used to describe all forces acting on an isolated object or system

scale drawings are used to find the resultant force acting on an object

draw all forces acting on object(get it to scale and in…


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