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

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.