Sentence Examples


  • The weight of PQ and the tensions at P,Q.
  • The relation between the three forces acting on any particle, viz, the extraneous force and the tensions in the two adjacent portions of the string can be exhibited by means of a triangle of forces; and if the successive triangles be drawn to the same scale they can be fitted together so as to constitute a single force-diagram, as shown in fig.
  • These latter lines measure the tensions in the successive portions of string.
  • We note that the tensions have now the same horizontal projection (represented by the dotted line in fig.
  • The tensions in the successive portions of the string are therefore proportional to the respective lengths, and thelinesBH,CK.., are all equal.