1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Find the moment M_O about P of a 1000N force

  1. Jul 17, 2012 #1

    s3a

    User Avatar

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    The problem and its solution are attached as 1-6.jpg

    2. Relevant equations
    Cross product.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    If I'm correct with what I am about to say then, I get this problem but, I want to make sure that I truly get it and am not thinking some incorrect thing and believing it to be true. Basically, can someone please tell me if the point P on the diagram should be point A and whether the 0 or M_O point should be point P?

    If what I said is confusing, tell me and I will rephrase it.
    Thanks in advance!
     

    Attached Files:

    • 1-6.jpg
      1-6.jpg
      File size:
      40.6 KB
      Views:
      48
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 17, 2012 #2

    PhanthomJay

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    Yes you are right the problem messed up the P and A and O big time
     
  4. Jul 18, 2012 #3

    s3a

    User Avatar

    Thanks for the confirmation. :)
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Find the moment M_O about P of a 1000N force
  1. FInd force P (Replies: 0)

Loading...