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Homework Help: Moments Help

  1. Jan 11, 2015 #1
    Hi,

    I'm looking for help with this question, part (a).

    Should be noted that Cx = 10kN and Cy = 17.32kN.

    Problem and solution below.

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    I've calculated Ay and Dx succesfully but I'm having problems getting Dy. Do I need to use moments again, and if so, how?

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Jan 11, 2015 #2
    yes . take moment about A. consider moment contribution at C ...both X and Y.. u need vertical distance of load that act from base.. that would be 1 . so thats it
     
  4. Jan 11, 2015 #3
    OK, I've got it now, much appreciated.
     
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