Work, power, and mechanical advantage
for a simple machine, ignoring friction.
Students should be able to explain that using additional rope segments increases the mechanical advantage
of the pulley, making it easier to lift more cans.
KEY WORDS: Carcinus maenas, Cancer magister, claw morphology, prey consumption, feeding rates, mechanical advantage
, Mytilus trossulus, Ostrea lurida, green crab, Dungeness crab
Pistorius overturned an International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ban, imposed following claims his prosthetic legs offered him a mechanical advantage
, after he won his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Instructors hope to determine whether potential MAs can survive a blast of OC, engage four different opponents and secure two opponents using mechanical advantage
take-downs even after they've been sprayed with the pepper spray.
The Cybertech MAT, a Mechanical Advantage
Tourniquet produced by Bio Cybernetics International (BCI), proved to be a challenging design project that required a partner that could easily adapt to the specific needs of the medical device company.
An athlete using this prosthetic blade has a demonstrable mechanical advantage
(more than 30%) when compared to someone not using the blade."
With this explanation, there does seem to be an unfair mechanical advantage
to Bond's prosthetic exoskeleton.
The Toggle-Aire 16-ton pneumatic toggle press is a benchtop unit that employs a mechanical advantage
to create increasing ram forces as it completes its 1.5-inch stroke with 0.001-inch accuracy and repeatability.
First, adding a specific weight to a precise location on the cam creates a flywheel effect, exaggerating the mechanical advantage
of an off-center or eccentric cam.
The wheel on the Wovel has a diameter of 36 inches--possibly enhancing leverage and the mechanical advantage
. The Wovel reduces the risk of lower back injuries by 85 percent, according to an independent study by the University of Massachusetts.
Chapter 7, "Games and Explorations III: Monkeying Around with the Voice," is about a position or posture referred to as the "monkey" in which all the parts are in dynamic balance, thus being at a mechanical advantage
to the singer.