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Inclined Plane Calculations

1. A weight of 30lb rests on an inclined plane 3 ft high and 5 ft long. a force F making an angle of 30° with the plane pulls the body upward. If the coefficient of friction is 0.20, how much force is necessary to maintain uniform motion upward?

2. A board is 8 ft long. how high will one end be raised so that a block on it will just begin to slide down if the coefficient of friction is 0.30?

Solution Summary

This solution calculates the necessary force in each inclined plane scenario with full workings and annotated free body diagrams. All steps are shown with justifications.