I am trying to determine at what angle a floor lamp would begin to fall over(tilt over). The lamp has a rectangular base and is a little top heavy. Once i determine its CG, how can i apply force diagrams and mathmatics to determine at what angle it would begin to tilt?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I could increase the rectangular footprint.

I could lower its CG by adding weight to the footprint.

There are many variables in geometry to consider. To simplify the project, how would you determine at what angle a 2"X4"x6' long board would begin to tilt?

Thanks Much

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# Tilt Angle of a Floor Lamp

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