[OS X TeX] OT: A favour --- formula names for beam deflection and movement of a dial?

Ralph Martin Ralph.Martin at cs.cardiff.ac.uk
Sun Sep 5 14:54:13 EDT 2010

On 5 Sep 2010, at 1:22:41PM, William Adams wrote:

> 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've been drawing it up, but wanted to check it mathematically. I saw the formulas cited online once but can't find them now. Could someone clue me in?

I believe this gives the information you want.


Best wishes

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