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There are 2 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Resultants and components of forces, you may find related items under Mechanics.

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More Bridge Building

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Which parts of these framework bridges are in tension and which parts are in compression?

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Bridge Builder

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

In this short problem we investigate the tensions and compressions in a framework made from springs and ropes.