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12.63. Model: The structure is a rigid body. Visualize: Solve: We pick the left end of the beam as our pivot point. We don’t need to know the forces h F and v F because the pivot point passes through the line of application of h F and v F and therefore these forces do not exert a torque. For the beam to stay in equilibrium, the net torque about this point is zero. We can write
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PHYS 1211 taught by Professor Geller during the Fall '09 term at UGA.

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