Determination of Magnitude of Resultant

Determination of magnitude of the resultant: Suppose the magnitude of the resultant is R and AOC = α is an acute angle (Figure). Now from......

Law of Polygon in Geometrical Addition of Vector Quantities

Law of Polygon This law states that if a vector polygon he drawn, placing the tail-end of each succeeding vector at the head or arrow-end......

Parallelogram Law in Geometrical Addition of Vector Quantities

The Parallelogram Law If two similar vectors acting simultaneously at a point can be represented both in magnitude and direction by two adjacent sides of......

General Law In Geometrical Addition of Vector Quantities

General Law In Geometrical Addition of Vector Quantities Of the two vectors, the end or head point of the first vector and the initial point......

Triangle Law in Geometrical Addition of Vector Quantities

Triangle Law in Geometrical Addition of Vector Quantities If two similar vectors acting at a point can be represented by two consecutive sides of a......

Rules of Geometrical Addition of Vectors

Rules of Geometrical Addition of Vectors Geometrical Method: Two similar vectors can be added or subtracted. For example, displacement can be added only with displacement.......

Displacement Vector

Displacement Vector: Distance traveled by a point along a linear or straight path is called the displacement vector. It is a vector which gives the......

Radius Vector

Radius Vector: The distance of a point from the origin is called Radius Vector. It is denoted by, ř. Explanation: Here, the distance of the......

Null or Zero Vector

Suppose, two persons at the ends of a rope are pulling with the same force. Then the resultant of that tension will be a null......

Position Vector

A vector is needed in order to know the position of a point in the reference frame. The position of the body can be determined......

Surface Vector

The direction represented by the normal drawn on a plane or surface is the vector of that surface. In this case the plane is the......

Unit Vector

Unit Vector: A vector whose magnitude is unity is called a unit vector. When a vector of non-zero magnitude is divided by its magnitude it......