Block and tackle | device
Block and tackle, combination of a flexible rope, or cable, and pulleys commonly used to augment pulling force; it can be used to lift heavy weights or to exert large forces in any direction. In the Figure there are four freely rotating pulleys, two on the upper block, which remains fixed, and two
Pulley Systems - Flaschenzug
This document shows you how to make an effective and useful pulley system. If you study the pictures, you will be able to understand how the ratio of a pulley system is calculated. Understand that the maximum load to the break in a pulley system shou...
Antique Engraving depicting Newtonian Physics confirmed by Experiments using Pulleys, Weights and Force., 1725 Stock Illustration | 23newton
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Nautical (Sailing) Terms (Words & Phrases), Nomenclature and Illustrations for Sailboating and Sailboarding (Windsurfing)
An extensive nautical glossary of sailing terms, and sailboard (windsurfing) and sailboat nomenclature with labeled illustrations and diagrams.
Theoretical vs. Practical Mechanical Advantage, by Richard Delaney
To read the exchange of comments, questions, and answers between the author of this graphic and other rope enthusiasts on the Rope Test Page...