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Free Body Diagram to find Force

  1. Mar 8, 2013 #1
    The attached image shows a diagram of the problem. I am trying to calculate the Compressive force in the piston (B). Would the methods shown work for finding the Comp Force?

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  3. Mar 8, 2013 #2

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    It's not clear to me how you are defining FA, Ax, Ay.
     
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