What Is a Second Class Lever?

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A second class lever is rigid bar pivoted on a fixed point, used to raise a heavy object which could otherwise have not been lifted by normal human force. It may also be permanently used in one position to adjust or operate a mechanism.
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A second class lever is one where the load is applied between the fulrum and the effort. A wheelbarrow is an example.
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The second class lever is one where the fulcrum is at one end, and the applied force at
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A lever that has its point of resistance (load) between its fulcrum (point of support or axis of rotation) and point of effort (force application). In the human body, a second class
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A Class 1 lever magnifies force or distance, and can change direction. To picture a Class 1 lever, consider the seesaw or teeter totter, basically a board centered on a base. The
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A second class lever is a simple machine where the fulcrum is at one end, the load is in the middle and the force that you apply is at the other end. A good example is a wheelbarrow. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lever#Classes
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