# Study sets matching "simple machines work"

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work

joule

machine

work input

Force x Distance

A measure of work or energy. One joule of energy produces one…

A device that makes work easier by changing the size or direct…

The work done on a machine; the product of the input force and…

work

Force x Distance

joule

A measure of work or energy. One joule of energy produces one…

mechanical advantage

effort

fulcrum

lever arm

When a simple machine increases the force. ... "It makes effort e…

same as "force" (a push or a pull)

the point where a lever arm "pivots"

A beam, free to pivot on a point, used to move a load.

mechanical advantage

When a simple machine increases the force. ... "It makes effort e…

effort

same as "force" (a push or a pull)

mechanical advantage

fulcrum

load

simple machines

The number of times a machine multiplies force.

the point where a lever arm "pivots"

The weight or resistance that is moved using a simple machine.

lever, pulley, wheel and axle, inclined plane, wedge, and screw

mechanical advantage

The number of times a machine multiplies force.

fulcrum

the point where a lever arm "pivots"

Work

simple machine

Lever

Fulcrum

Moving an object through a distance

Something that makes work easier.

A simple machine made of a bar or board that moves back and fo…

The point that supports a lever.

Work

Moving an object through a distance

simple machine

Something that makes work easier.

Work

Power

Mechanical Advantage

Watt (W)

Force x Distance. When a force is applied to an object causing…

Work / Time. How fast work is done (unit of measurement is the…

A number that tells how many times a machine multiplies force

SI unit for power (work / time)

Work

Force x Distance. When a force is applied to an object causing…

Power

Work / Time. How fast work is done (unit of measurement is the…

Work

Power

Input Force

Output Force

Is done when a force exerted on an object causes that object t…

Rate at which work is done; equal to the work done divided by…

Force exerted on a machine.

Force exerted by a machine.

Work

Is done when a force exerted on an object causes that object t…

Power

Rate at which work is done; equal to the work done divided by…

work

joule

machine

work input

Force x Distance

A measure of work or energy. One joule of energy produces one…

A device that makes work easier by changing the size or direct…

The work done on a machine; the product of the input force and…

work

Force x Distance

joule

A measure of work or energy. One joule of energy produces one…

fulcrum

machine

mechanical advantage

input force

the fixed point that a lever pivots around

device that changes the force required or the distance over wh…

number of times a machine multiplies input force

the force applied to the machine

fulcrum

the fixed point that a lever pivots around

machine

device that changes the force required or the distance over wh…

Work

Simple Machine

Pulley

Lever

Equal to the amount of force multiplied by the distance over w…

A device that applies force, changes direction of a force, or…

A wheel that usually has a groove around the outside edge for…

A straight rod or board that pivots on a point known as a fulc…

Work

Equal to the amount of force multiplied by the distance over w…

Simple Machine

A device that applies force, changes direction of a force, or…

Work

Kinetic energy

work formula

joule

when a force acts on an object and causes that object to move…

The transfer of energy or energy of a moving object.

force (N) x distance (m)

SI unit for work (N x m)

Work

when a force acts on an object and causes that object to move…

Kinetic energy

The transfer of energy or energy of a moving object.

mechanical advantage

fulcrum

load

simple machines

The number of times a machine multiplies force.

the point where a lever arm "pivots"

The weight or resistance that is moved using a simple machine.

lever, pulley, wheel and axle, inclined plane, wedge, and screw

mechanical advantage

The number of times a machine multiplies force.

fulcrum

the point where a lever arm "pivots"

W=FD

Newton

Joule

Inclined Plane

Work=ForcexDistance ... The formula to calculate work

The unit used to measure force

The unit used to measure work

A flat, sloped surface that increases distance

W=FD

Work=ForcexDistance ... The formula to calculate work

Newton

The unit used to measure force

Simple Machine

work formula

Inclined Plane

Wedge

A device that makes work easier

Force multiplied by distance (W=f x d)

A slanting surface connecting a lower level to a higher level.

An object with at least one slanting side ending in a sharp ed…

Simple Machine

A device that makes work easier

work formula

Force multiplied by distance (W=f x d)

mechanical advantage

fulcrum

load

simple machines

The number of times a machine multiplies force.

the point where a lever arm "pivots"

The weight or resistance that is moved using a simple machine.

lever, pulley, wheel and axle, inclined plane, wedge, and screw

mechanical advantage

The number of times a machine multiplies force.

fulcrum

the point where a lever arm "pivots"

mechanical advantage

effort

fulcrum

load

When a simple machine increases the force. ... "It makes effort e…

same as "force" (a push or a pull)

the point where a lever arm "pivots"

The weight or resistance that is moved using a simple machine.

mechanical advantage

When a simple machine increases the force. ... "It makes effort e…

effort

same as "force" (a push or a pull)

work

simple machines

inclined plane

wedge

the result of a force moving an object

make work easier. machines with only one or two parts

(ramp) slanted or sloped surface. Allows objects to move up at…

2 inclined planes that meet, splits apart materials like stone…

work

the result of a force moving an object

simple machines

make work easier. machines with only one or two parts

Work

Power

Input Force

Output Force

When a force causes an object to move in the same direction th…

The rate at which work is done. P=W/t

The force that is applied to the machine.

The force applied by the machine.

Work

When a force causes an object to move in the same direction th…

Power

The rate at which work is done. P=W/t