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    Statics: Finding Force Exerted and Reaction

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    A small hoist is mounted on the back of a pickup truck and is used to lift a 12kg crate. Determine (a) the force exerted on the hoist by the hydraulic cylinder BC, (b) the reaction at A.

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    First angle ACB = 90 -30 -15 = 45

    So AC = 0.4*sin 15 /sin 45 = ...

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    Trigonometry is used to solve for forces. The force exerted and reactions in static are determined.

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