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Location of moment of distributed load

  1. Jun 25, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    why the center of moment due to distributed load 1.11x is located x /3 from the 15kN , shouldn't it be located 2x / 3 from the 15kN end ?

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    3. The attempt at a solution
    is the author wrong ?
     

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  3. Jun 25, 2016 #2

    PhanthomJay

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    The cg of the distributed load is located 2x/3 from the 15N load. But since you are summing moments about the right end, the distance from the cg to the right end is how much?
     
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