Parallelogram Law of Vector Resolution

According to the parallelogram law of vector addition:

“If two vector quantities are represented by two adjacent sides or a parallelogram then the diagonal of parallelogram will be equal to the resultant of these two vectors.”

Consider two vectors V1  & V2. Let the vectors have the following orientation

vectors

parallelogram of these vectors is :

vectorst

According to parallelogram law:

vectorstt

The process of determining the magnitude of a vector is known as vector resolution.

VECTOR RESOLUTION

Magintude or resultant vector can be determined by using either sine law or cosine law.

vectorstt

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Satya Prakash

Mr. Satya Prakash is a research scholar.

One thought on “Parallelogram Law of Vector Resolution

  • 21/09/2015 at 11:15 PM
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    It a good for b.tech students..
    bt i want some changes such as APJAKTU Based on its new syllabus

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