Pulleys

United States, 1954

Film
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Episode of Series “Simple Machines”.
Illustrates a simple machine and, by explaining the principle of its operation, shows how pulleys make possible the lifting of heavy loads with a minimum of effort. Both the fixed pulleys , which changes the direction of force and the moveable pulleys which multiply force are examined in detail along with the block and tackle system. Shows the functions of different kinds if pulleys as they are seen in everyday use.

Credits

production company

Coronet Films

Language

English

Duration

00:06:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27651

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Engineering

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Simple machines

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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