Problem 309 | Equilibrium of Concurrent Force System Jhun Vert Sat, 04/18/2020 - 10:52 pm

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

 

Problem 308 | Equilibrium of Concurrent Force System Jhun Vert Sat, 04/18/2020 - 10:19 pm

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Problem 308
The cable and boom shown in Fig. P-308 support a load of 600 lb. Determine the tensile force T in the cable and the compressive for C in the boom.
 

Boom and cable system supporting a load