Problem 309 | Equilibrium of Concurrent Force System

Problem 309
A cylinder weighing 400 lb is held against a smooth incline by means of the weightless rod AB in Fig. P-309. Determine the forces P and N exerted on the cylinder by the rod and the incline.
 

A cylinder supported by a boom and an incline

 

Solution 309

 

Another Solution (By Rotation of Axes)

 

Another Solution (By Force Polygon)

 
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