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# Equilibrium: Magnitude of force applied horizontally at axle to raise the wheel

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What magnitude of force applied horizontally at the axle of the wheel is necessary to raise the wheel over an obstacle of height h? The wheel's radius is r and its mass is m. The wheel is shown on a flat surface resting against a step of height h. The point touching the step is at 4 o'clock on the wheel.

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What magnitude of force applied horizontally at the axle of the wheel is necessary to raise the wheel over an obstacle of height h? The wheel's radius is r and its mass is m. The wheel is shown on a flat surface resting against a step of height h. The point touching the step is at 4 o'clock on ...

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The equilibrium of magnitude of force applied horizontally at axle to raise wheels are determined. Complete with a diagram, the step by step solution is easy to understand.

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