Monthly Archive:: February 2015
The Wrap 3 Pull 2 (W3P2) method for setting webbing on anchors has become popular because of its strength, its ability to hold place on smooth anchors, and the ease of untying after use. The standard Wrap
Trigonometry Triangles appear everywhere in rope based systems and, while there are many ‘rules-of-thumb’ to help us understand and resolve forces, sometimes it is important to be more precise and calculate exact ratios. The trigonometry covered in
The Reverse Winch problem is sometimes taught as an option for vehicle recovery when the only way out is backwards. It is an interesting study in Ideal and Theoretical Mechanical Advantage and many struggle to determine
Following are the images from each of the questions in the quiz with worked solutions using the ‘T-method’ for calculating Ideal and Theoretical MA. Question 1 As the operator applies 1 x T at the input (yellow rope)
A quick quiz to test your understanding of MA in simple systems. There are 10 multiple choice questions. Once you have finished, click on the “View questions” link at the end to see how you went.