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laus í eðlsi - The torque or the moment about the...

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Given the angle theta_min, what is the maximum weight (or load) W_L,max that this crane can lift without tipping  forward? (Recall that weight has units of force.)  Express the maximum load in terms of theta_min and other quanitites given in the problem introduction.
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Unformatted text preview: The torque or the moment about the pivot by the load is , which is clockwise. The torque by the weight of the crane itself about the pivot is , where W is the weight of the crane. The direction is counterclockwise. Therefore, to maintain equilibrium without tripping,...
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