
#1
Dec1912, 05:35 PM

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I just want to make sure my thinking and free body is correct before I go further in a project I am working on; for some strange reason (probably the curved path) I am doubting myself.
I will try and explain the problem but the attached image is probably the best description. There is a beam that is pinned at A on one end and free to move along a path of constant curvature (a circle) at the other end; There is a force of tension FT that acts on the beam at an angle θ with a coefficient of friction of μs. Neglect gravity. 



#2
Dec1912, 05:52 PM

P: 5,462

I expect if you were to post your information a bit more legibly and actually state your question you might receive an answer.
If this is homework then you should read the instructions about posting it. 



#3
Dec1912, 05:55 PM

P: 30

Can you redraw the graph? Its not clear to me and I have bad eyes :(




#4
Dec1912, 06:52 PM

P: 25

Friction and Tension along a Curved Path
Yea I never really did state the actual problem I got a bit too excited. The question is for what angles theta phi and gamma does the beam stay in static equilibrium. I will repost a better picture shortly.




#5
Dec1912, 10:54 PM

P: 30

Lmao!



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