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Homework Help: Help with a problem about torque,

  1. Dec 4, 2011 #1
    Help with a problem about torque, urgent

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Good afternoon im stuck with this problem I would appreciate any advice.

    There is a tension T exerted on achilles tendon, that is 1/5L to the left of the ankle (axis of rotation) the situation is similar to the ones of the image. The lenght of the foot is L the floor exerts a force pushing of F=210N to the toe and the person weights 500N .

    Draw the vector diagram and calculate the tension T and the reaction components H and V at the ankle.


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
    Im stuck visualizing all this how can I start ploting the vector diagram?
     

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