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Physics help with torque question - I am defeated

  1. Nov 6, 2013 #1
    Physics help with torque question - I am defeated!!

    Dont need help thanks
    Last edited: Nov 7, 2013
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  3. Nov 6, 2013 #2


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    Welcome to the PF.

    Please show us your FBD...
  4. Nov 6, 2013 #3
    Thank you for the welcome and reply. Here is my diagram:

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  5. Nov 7, 2013 #4


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    When the tire starts to pivot about the curb, what is the value of N?

    Have you written your equations of static equilibrium when the tire is off the ground?
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