Referring to Fig. P-515 if the coefficient of friction is 0.60 and θ = 30°, what force P applied to B acting down and parallel to the incline will start motion? What is the tension in the cord attached to A?
Cords are loop around a small spacer separating two cylinders each weighing 400 lb and pass, as shown in Fig. P-319 over a frictionless pulleys to weights of 200 lb and 400 lb . Determine the angle θ and the normal pressure N between the cylinders and the smooth horizontal surface.