[OS X TeX] OT: A favour --- formula names for beam deflection and movement of a dial?
a.kielhorn at web.de
Sun Sep 5 16:17:33 CEST 2010
> I've taken up archery and am building an arrow spine tester (a tool for determining the stiffness of an arrow shaft).
> I'm drawing up the dial and need to show how much one end of a lever moves when the other end is depressed.
I don't understand your problem.
Do you want to measure torsion along the axis or deflection?
In either case one side needs to be fixed when you apply a force or a momentum to the other side.
^ ^ apply force or momentum here
This end does not move
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