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A 25-lb force acting in a vertical plane parallel to the yz plane is applied to the 8-in.-long horizontal handle AB of a socket wrench. Replace the force with an equivalent force-couple system at the origin O of the coordinate system.

See attached pic of the problem.

AO is 15-in.-long vertical

AB is 30 degrees off the x-axis

Force(in red) is 25-lb and is 20 degrees from the -z-axis

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ok tell me if I"m wrong.

I think this problem is looking for the force that should be applied to cancel the other force but still have the same moment about O.

Please tell me if I'm thinking correctly...

however, how should I go about doing that? if that is the solution to this problem.

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# Engineering Mechanics Couple system question

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