a wheel of mass M has a radius R It is standing vertically on the floor and we want to exert a horizontal force F at its axle so that it will climb a step against which it rests. The step has a height h where h<R what is the minimum force F needed?
torque = Ia
torque = FR
The Attempt at a Solution
Alrighty so i know that to solve this problem i will have to set the torque created by F equal to torque created by the weight of the wheel (Tf = Tw) and then solve for F but i honestly have no idea how to do this. There was another topic created for this problem but i could not follow what they did =\