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There are many ways to tension the guy lines and anchor legs we use in our systems but I’d like to present the one I use most. I will start by mentioning that this works best with
The first quiz on that we published was on Mechanical Advantage and has had over 2,200 completions with an average result of 53.81%. If we assume that the people that have completed this quiz are a representative sample of
This article explores the basic physics concept of a lever. This concept is then used to calculate mechanical advantage in roped systems. Levers Most people will be familiar with the concept of a lever, however it is useful to
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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. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login.