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A horizontal beam under load can roll along a vertical guide as shown. What are the reaction loads at A? Shear? Axial?

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A horizontal beam under load can roll along a vertical guide as shown. What are the reaction loads at A? Shear? Axial?

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A horizontal beam under load which can roll along a vertical guide is determined. The reaction loads are computed.

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