Problem 309 | Equilibrium of Concurrent Force System

Forces acting on the cylinder by the rod and by the incline - Concurrent Forces in Equilibrium

Problem 309
A cylinder weighing 400 lb is held against a smooth incline by means of the weightless rod AB in Fig. P-309. Determine the forces P and N exerted on the cylinder by the rod and the incline.

A cylinder supported by a boom and an incline


Solution 309


Another Solution (By Rotation of Axes)


Another Solution (By Force Polygon)