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Solved: Suppose the weight of the drawbridge in Figure

College Physics | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168000 | Authors: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs ISBN: 9781938168000 42

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Problem 12PE

Problem 12PE

Suppose the weight of the drawbridge in Figure 9.34 is supported entirely by its hinges and the opposite shore, so that its cables are slack. (a) What fraction of the weight is supported by the opposite shore if the point of support is directly beneath the cable attachments? (b) What is the direction and magnitude of the force the hinges exert on the bridge under these circumstances? The mass of the bridge is 2500 kg.

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For the drawbridge to be in equilibrium, the net torque acting on it has to be zero. Here, the two torques acting are, one due to the weight of the drawbridge and the other due to the force .

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Textbook: College Physics
Edition: 1
Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

This full solution covers the following key subjects: weight, supported, bridge, shore, opposite. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 34 chapters, and 3125 solutions. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 12PE from chapter: 9 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 07/07/17, 04:39PM. The answer to “Suppose the weight of the drawbridge in Figure 9.34 is supported entirely by its hinges and the opposite shore, so that its cables are slack. (a) What fraction of the weight is supported by the opposite shore if the point of support is directly beneath the cable attachments? (b) What is the direction and magnitude of the force the hinges exert on the bridge under these circumstances? The mass of the bridge is 2500 kg.” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 75 words. Since the solution to 12PE from 9 chapter was answered, more than 1909 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. College Physics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781938168000. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: College Physics , edition: 1.

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