Civil Engineering - Applied Mechanics - Discussion

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Parallelogram Law of Forces states, "if two forces acting simultaneously on a particle be represented in magnitude and direction by two adjacent sides of a parallelogram, their resultant may be represented in magnitude and direction by

[A]. its longer side"
[B]. its shorter side"
[C]. the diagonal of the parallelogram which does not pass through the point of intersection of the forces"
[D]. the diagonal of the parallelogram which passes through the point of intersection of the forces"
[E]. half the sum of the diagonals".

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Eeranna said: (Aug 7, 2016)  
P & Q are the two adjacent forces.

R is the resultant (it is the diagonal of a parallelogram).

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