This SUPPLEMENTAL assignment is for ONLY for the students who have more than one engineering class with this teacher.
Objectives: (1) To introduce students to the basic concepts of machines, as used by engineers; (2) to specifically learn the principles of levers; (3) to practice sketching more advanced concepts involving levers.
For each item below, write the name of the object and then:
(A) Draw the object;
(B) Indicate which class the object is;
(C) Label the parts of the lever, including
(i) force (effort),
(D) Draw arrows to show the direction of the Force/Load.
Seesaw (Class 1 Lever)
Provide Drawings/information for each of the following:
- A claw hammer removing a nail
- An oar in a rowboat
- A crowbar
- A baseball bat
- A Catapult
- A Broom
- A nutcracker