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Homework Help: Machine Design Textbook problem

  1. May 7, 2010 #1
    If anyone could walk me through any of these or provide any help I'd appreciate it. Thanks I owe you one.

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

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  3. May 10, 2010 #2
    Problem 3: Here is start however you should attempt to solve these problems before you ask for assistance. Assume the pointer deflects 10 degrees. For a sensitivity of .5 Lb/degree what would the weight be? Knowing the deflection in degrees you can also calculate the spring compression force using trig. Sum the forces about A to find the distance X.
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