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Structure beam question engineering help

  1. May 3, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Hello could someone please help me on how to work this question out I have attached a photo so you can see the question. The equation i think you use is the equation of equilibrium. thanks if someone could please help me!! you would be my life saver!

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    equation of equilibrium

    3. The attempt at a solution
    i dont know where to start!
     

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  3. May 4, 2013 #2

    PhanthomJay

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    Ok use the equilibrium equations and show us what you get. But first note that curved member FG is a "2-force" member which should tell you something about the direction of the reaction force at G.
     
  4. May 4, 2013 #3
    I am still completely lost I seriously don't know how to do it could you please go through the steps
     
  5. May 4, 2013 #4

    PhanthomJay

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    Please show some attempt at summing torques , however feeble your attempt might be.
     
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