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Hello I am confused calculating torque

  1. Aug 17, 2014 #1
    PLz find the attached image. Each link weight is given.

    the 50 kg weight with link rotates about the red hinge point.

    angle is as shown.

    plz help me out its urgent. need to calculate the torque about the red hinge point.

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  3. Aug 17, 2014 #2
    You can assume link distances as black-x red-y and square: z x z
  4. Aug 17, 2014 #3


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