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Belt Friction - Load on Idler

  1. May 4, 2012 #1
    I've done part a) and b) but I have no idea where to even begin with part c) on figuring out the loading on the idler!
     

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  3. May 5, 2012 #2
    The square root of 2 times the answer you got on (b).

    Just sum the two load vectors up.
     
  4. May 5, 2012 #3
    That makes sense, thanks!
     
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