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 one year ago
The oil drum weighs 620 lb
when full and has a mass center at
G. Calculate the vertical force P
required to maintain equilibrium
of the drum and dolly in the
position shown. The weight of the
dolly may be neglected compared
with that of the drum.
Picture: http://tinypic.com/r/2po38fp/5
 one year ago
The oil drum weighs 620 lb when full and has a mass center at G. Calculate the vertical force P required to maintain equilibrium of the drum and dolly in the position shown. The weight of the dolly may be neglected compared with that of the drum. Picture: http://tinypic.com/r/2po38fp/5

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bii17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Psymon @Preetha @pakeeza

bii17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ankit042 @ada05 @argyll @Anon1965

ankit042
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you start with drawing a Free body diagram of all the forces

bii17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hmm. there will be a vertical force on the part of the wheel. @ankit042

ankit042
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes and one more force will be from the weight of oil drum. This will be present at center of Gravity

bii17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes.. and then what will happen next?

ankit042
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now as the system is under equilibrium you have to balance the torque and forces

bii17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how? what will be the solution?

ankit042
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry I have to leave now....but you have two variables Fv and P and you can get your answer by balancing torque and forces. You might want to post this question in physics section

bii17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i already posted it there but no one answer it

bii17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@tanjeetsarkar96 help pls?
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