Problem 329 | Equilibrium of Force System

Problem 329 - Equilibrium Position of Two Cylinders On Smooth Cylindrical Surface

Problem 329
Two cylinders A and B, weighing 100 lb and 200 lb respectively, are connected by a rigid rod curved parallel to the smooth cylindrical surface shown in Fig. P-329. Determine the angles α and β that define the position of equilibrium.

Two cylinders mounting on the surface of large cylinder


Solution 329