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6/8 the uniform 5kg bar AB is suspended in a vertical
position from an accelerating vehicle and restrained by the
wire BC. If the acceleration is a = 0.6g, determine the
tension T in the wire and the magnitude of the total force
supported by the pin at A.
F
ax
T
ma
x
I
G
α
Draw FBD, MAD of rod
Use BARFD Procedure.
Note that in
the MAD diagram the ma
x
vector is
drawn from the mass center.
x
y
Unknowns are F
ax
, F
ay
and T
a
x
= 0.6g, a
y
= 0.0, α=0.0 due to translation
Now Solve for unknowns
EX15.2 Rigid Body Translation  Forces
What is your first step?
Solution:
Problem Type:
Find:
Given:
Figure and a
x
= 0.6 (9.81) m/s
2
, α=0, m=5 kg
Tension in Cable T, and Force at A
Kinetics, Newton’s second law, Rigid Body Translation
Reflection:
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2011 for the course ME 212 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '05 term at Cal Poly.
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