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The upper leg muscle (quadriceps) exerts a force of 1250

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Problem 28PE

The upper leg muscle (quadriceps) exerts a force of 1250 N, which is carried by a tendon over the kneecap (the patella) at the angles shown in Figure 9.38. Find the direction and magnitude of the force exerted by the kneecap on the upper leg bone (the femur).

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Solution 28PE Step-by-step solution Step 1 of 3 Refer to the figure 9.38 provided in the text book. Breaking the component of force in the x direction and direction, Componet of force in x -direction is, Componen t of force i -direction is, Step 2 of 3 The expression to find the magnitude of resultant force is, Substitute for and for in above expression of the resultant force,

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Textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications
Edition: 6
Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
ISBN: 9780130606204

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