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Homework Help: Force Analysis of Structures and Machines

  1. Nov 27, 2007 #1
    Hey guys
    Im having problems figuring out this Statics question
    I feel like I can solve it, But it has been bugging me for weeks
    Here it is. and Here is a quick FBD and notes I posted from others
    Would Anyone let me know If the FBD is correct?
    Im not asking for the answer. I honestly just want to learn the correct process to accomplish this question. THX

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  3. Dec 5, 2007 #2
  4. Dec 6, 2007 #3

    Pyrrhus

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    First start with body CBA and take it from there. This problem is simply laborious nothing else.
     
  5. Dec 6, 2007 #4
    OK
    So I dont start with the Reactions at E and F?
     
  6. Dec 7, 2007 #5
    Having a hard time Isolating for EX
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  7. Dec 11, 2007 #6
    Nevermind. Figured it out. I over engineered the first part. It was quite simple
    THX
     
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