parallelogram of forces

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a graphical method of finding the resultant force from two separate forces by drawing the two forces as two sides of a parallelogram, with the diagonal equal to the resultant force

Electronics

  • A parallelogram whose diagonal corresponds to the sum of two forces. Each of the added forces is represented by the sides of said parallelogram.
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/parallelogram-of-forces.html