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Moments: Distributed loads

  1. Oct 2, 2011 #1
    1. A 200N ladder is being carried by two men. The ladder is 12m; one man standing at the end, and the other 2m from the other end. Find the forces exerted by each man,



    2. Moment of force = Force * Perpendicular distance from force



    3. Man at end; 6*200
    Other man 2m from other end; 4*200


    I am really having trouble with this, we just started moments. The first parts of the sheet were simple moments, then it moves straight into this. We never did these type of questions until now.
     
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