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Name: G
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Age: 40s
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Question:
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%
                             V2------------------------
                                                     wheel
                  wheel------50%------wheel           v3
                    v4                 v5
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.




Replies:
V2 + V3 = V1          (force)
V2 * 0.8 = V3 * 0.2   (torque)

V4 + V5 = V2          (force)
V4 = V5               (torque)

Tim Mooney 




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