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Couple-resultants engr statics problem

  1. Sep 7, 2009 #1
    I need help on the first problem of this worksheet. I cannot figure out what I should include in the moment equation (M=Fd)
    advice would be greatly appreciated.

    https://moodle.uncc.edu/file.php/19847/Section_002/assn4_002.pdf [Broken]
     
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  3. Sep 7, 2009 #2
    here is the pdf with problem number 1 on it!
     

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  4. Sep 8, 2009 #3

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    Hint: The forces on the 2 nails are a function of the distance between them.
     
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