Episode of Series “Simple Machines”.
Illustrates the force and distance relationships which exist in machines, utilizing the principles of the wheel and exle. The way in which the working wheels of a bicycle increase force or distance is analysed and visually demonstrated, and the film examines such applications of the wheel and axle as the gear drive, belt drive and crank.
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Black and White
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)