University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (11th Edition)

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11.15: To find the horizontal force that one hinge exerts, take the torques about the other hinge; then, the vertical forces that the hinges exert have no torque. The horizontal force is found from N. 140 which from ), m 50 . 0 )( N 280 ( ) m 00 . 1 ( H
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Unformatted text preview: H = = F F The top hinge exerts a force away from the door, and the bottom hinge exerts a force toward the door. Note that the magnitudes of the forces must be the same, since they are the only horizontal forces....
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