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May 12, 2005


Matt Prater

Because spokes are loaded in tension, not in compression, and because non-radial mounting provides for more fasteners to spread the stress to. In other words, it was easier for them to nail it to the side of the axle.


i have chosen 2 study water machenery and inventions at school( sorry about bad spelling! im in yr 7!)
can you send me some more inventions?
thanks anyway!

Bob  Shaver

Annalise - what kind of water machinery and inventions are you interested in? I might be able to send you a link to a few good sites. Where do you live? Bob S.

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