mechanical advantage meaning

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Noun: mechanical advantage
  1. The ratio of the force exerted by a machine to the force applied to it

Derived forms: mechanical advantages

Type of: ratio

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  1. the mechanical advantage of the machine is: (600n/150)=4.
  2. mechanical advantage of lever
  3. the mechanical engineer now has the mathematical ability to calculate the mechanical advantage that results from the complex interaction of many different mechanisms
  4. Therefore, the mechanical advantage of a double tackle is 4.
  5. The amount the force is amplified is called mechanical advantage.

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