James Adams begins with a history of technology and the engineering profession.Another rule of physical equilibrium tells us that the weight of the keg must be equal to the vertical component of the force on ... hanging straight down, the tension in it would be one half the weight of the keg, since the sine of 90 degrees is one.

Title | : | Flying Buttresses, Entropy, and O-rings |

Author | : | James L. Adams |

Publisher | : | Harvard University Press - 1993 |

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