Calculating Load Factors
The older we get,,,well, I am trying to calculate some load
factors with what seems to have me baffeled.
example: picture a :
80% V1 20%
This is the problem: if v1=2500 lbs, how can I calculate the values for
v2,v3,v4,v5 ??? the percentages can be expressed in any unit of length
I know it's stareing me in the face but I am drawing a blank.
your help would be appreciated.
V2 + V3 = V1 (force)
V2 * 0.8 = V3 * 0.2 (torque)
V4 + V5 = V2 (force)
V4 = V5 (torque)
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Update: June 2012