The 50-lb mulching machine has a center of gravity at G. Determine the vertical reactions at the wheels C and B and the smooth contact point A. x y z G 1.25 ft 1.25 ft 1.5 ft 2 ft 4 ft C A B Prob. 565

Problem 5-65

The 50-lb mulching machine has a center of gravity at G. Determine the vertical reactions at the wheels C and B and the smooth contact point A.

Step by Step Solution

Step 1 of 3

Draw the free body diagram of the total system: