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In order to obtain a better weight distribution over the four wheels of the pickup truck

Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics | 10th Edition | ISBN: 9780077402280 | Authors: Ferdinand Beer, E. Russell Johnston Jr., David Mazurek ISBN: 9780077402280 491

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Problem 6.96

In order to obtain a better weight distribution over the four wheels of the pickup truck of 6.95, a compensating hitch of the type shown is used to attach the trailer to the truck. The hitch consists of two bar springs (only one is shown in the figure) that fit into bearings inside a support rigidly attached to the truck. The springs are also connected by chains to the trailer frame, and specially designed hooks make it possible to place both chains in tension. (a) Determine the tension T required in each of the two chains if the additional load due to the trailer is to be evenly distributed over the four wheels of the truck. (b) What are the resulting reactions at each of the six wheels of the trailer-truck combination? PROBLEM 6.95 A trailer weighing 2400 lb is attached to a 2900-lb pickup truck by a ball-and-socket truck hitch at D. Determine (a) the reactions at each of the six wheels when the truck and trailer are at rest, (b) the additional load on each of the truck wheels due to the trailer.

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Emily Ballentine eballen@g.clemson.edu ECON 2110­41 Notes 9/21/17 – 9/28/17 1 8.5: Temperature  Actual Temperature o Use an equation when solving a problem concerning an actual temperature.  Change in Temperature o Use a conversion factor when solving a problem concerning ΔTemp.  Material Property o Use a conversion factor when solving a problem concerning material properties.  Temperature Equations T [ ] T ℃[ ]2 o 5 o T K =T ℃ +273 T ° ]=T ℉ ]+460 o  Temperature Conversion Factors 1℉ o 1° R 1℃ o 1K 1℃ o 1.8℉ 8.9-8.10: Power and Efficie

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Textbook: Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics
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Author: Ferdinand Beer, E. Russell Johnston Jr., David Mazurek
ISBN: 9780077402280

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