Heard the saying, “the strength of a chain depends on the weakest link?”

That’s right.

It’s the weakest link. Identify just that. All others are good!


But wait. Do you really need to fix it?

No. You can instead try to reduce the load.

That’s all? No, there are many other ways.

You can change the configuration. Split the chain into two and put it in parallel. Now it can take twice as much load as before!

Split it into three, it can take thrice.

Interesting isn’t it! There are many ways you can handle it.

No problem with the chain. It’s just… well, you got it!

Happy reading. See you in the next article.



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