Hammer FAQs:


Q: Is a hammer a tool or device that delivers a blow to an object?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a hammer inefficient because it delivers force to the wrong place?

A: Yes, and off-target.

Q: Is a hammer the head?

A: Yes, and a compact solid mass that is able to deliver a blow to the intended target without itself deforming.

Q: Are hammers hand tools, powered versions exist?

A: Yes, they are known as powered hammers.

Q: Is a hammer basically a force amplifier that works by converting mechanical work into kinetic energy and back?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a hammer inefficient because it doesn't deliver enough force?

A: Yes, and requiring more blows to complete a given task.

Q: Are hammers one-piece designs made primarily of a single material?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a hammer used in some coat of arms in socialist countries like East Germany?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a hammer a mallet?

A: Yes, and a hammer-like tool with a cutting blade is usually called a hatchet.

Q: Are hammers hand tools used to drive nails?

A: Yes, and fit parts, forge metal, and break apart objects.

Q: Is a hammer a late medieval weapon of war intended for close combat action?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hammers basic tools in many trades?

A: Yes.