Problem 353 | Equilibrium of Non-Concurrent Force System

Problem 353
The forces acting on a 1-m length of a dam are shown in Fig. P-353. The upward ground reaction varies uniformly from an intensity of p1 kN/m to p2 kN/m at B. Determine p1 and p2 and also the horizontal resistance to sliding.
 

Gravity dam

 

Solution 353

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