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Please visst the link and can someone help me to answer the question. I am lost.

  1. Feb 20, 2007 #1
    https://www.wp.uni-karlsruhe.de/ResEng/problems.pdf [Broken]

    Only the first question
    Last edited by a moderator: May 2, 2017
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  3. Feb 20, 2007 #2


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    You'll have to show some work to get help.

    And we have a homework section....moving.
  4. Feb 20, 2007 #3
    well i am having difficulty for getting hc. since the resultant force (Fr) = specific weight X Hc X Area.

    than i will need to find the Horizontal component at the wall and the reactions at hinge.
  5. Feb 20, 2007 #4
    Anybody out there to help me with problem 1 from the link i have posted?
  6. Feb 21, 2007 #5
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Fill that out, so that someone can see what your thinking.

    Start by finding the centroid of the gate, then locating the center of pressure.
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