So I am designing an apparatus to lift a 500g load up 500mm and I am trying to find reactions. I have filled in these values in my head with my own logic but I dont know how to do the maths and if I am right or not.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I can do the initial position ok but it is the final position I am unsure of.

Here is what I have done:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/mirvwr2h13aajfp/Screenshot 2014-11-06 16.50.00.png?dl=0

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# Free Body Diagram Forces of a Rope Hoisting a Weight via Pillars

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