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Homework Help: So simple and still so hard

  1. Apr 8, 2006 #1
    I have a problem which i ahve simplified to this

    http://img63.imageshack.us/img63/3998/bigproblem7hg.jpg [Broken]

    I want to calculate the reaction forces but how?

    Torque equation give this
    Force equations give this

    Thx for any help given ...
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  3. Apr 8, 2006 #2
    The problem look like this in reality (symmetry)

    http://img481.imageshack.us/img481/811/a19nx.jpg [Broken]
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  4. Apr 8, 2006 #3

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    Can you state the problem? I don't understand what those diagrams represent. You are trying to find the reaction forces of what?
  5. Apr 9, 2006 #4
    A and B ...
  6. Apr 10, 2006 #5
    The force have the same distance to a and b
  7. Apr 18, 2006 #6
    Ups i may have forgotten to add the picture
    http://img68.imageshack.us/img68/3416/tank15jc.jpg [Broken]
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