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Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2001

Maritime Mathematics Summer Content Institute for Teachers

Maritime Math Second Week
Second Day


Today's Topic: Simple and Complex Machines

z The Windlass

z Block and Tackle (Pulley) Systems

z The Steering Gear

z On Deck Hand Pump

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