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A machine with an IMA of 7.0 is used to generate an output force of 280N; assuming ideal conditions, what is the value of the input force?

 Feb 28, 2019

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IMA = Ideal Mechanical Advantage  = force multiplier

 

280 N out is the input force multiplied by 7     so the input force is  280n/IMA = 280/7 = 40 N

 Feb 28, 2019
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Best Answer

IMA = Ideal Mechanical Advantage  = force multiplier

 

280 N out is the input force multiplied by 7     so the input force is  280n/IMA = 280/7 = 40 N

ElectricPavlov Feb 28, 2019

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