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Sleepers are used below the rails. - Physics

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Sleepers are used below the rails.

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Sleepers are laid below the rails to reduce pressure (force/area) on the ground.
∴ Sleepers increase the area.

Concept: Moment (Turning Effect) of a Force Or Torque
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Selina Concise Physics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 3 Force and Pressure
Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 26.1 | Page 57
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