ch12-p016 - the left end), and T R is the tension in the...

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16. With pivot at the left end, Eq. 12-9 leads to m s g L 2 Mgx + T R L = 0 where m s is the scaffold’s mass (50 kg) and M is the total mass of the paint cans (75 kg). The variable x indicates the center of mass of the paint can collection (as measured from
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Unformatted text preview: the left end), and T R is the tension in the right cable (722 N). Thus we obtain x = 0.702 m....
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