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  • The polygon of forces is then made up of segments of a vertical line.
  • The area of the polygon in fig.
  • Then from the proportionality and parallelism sides of a triangle, there results the following of the load and the two resistances applied to each piece of the structure to the three theorem (originally due to Rankine): If from the angles of the polygon of loads there be drawn lines (Ri, R2, &c.), each of which is parallel to the resistance (as Pi F2, &c.) exerted FIG.
  • This is the proposition known as the polygon of forces.
  • This polygon is the partial polygon of resistance.