Mechanics Homework 31-4 1038 Tractor Shovel Name_______________
Mr. HaynesDate_______________

Problem 31-4 The tractor shovel carries a 500-kg load of soil having a center of mass at G. Compute the forces developed in hydraulic cylinders IJ and BC due to this loading.

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\(HF = 5.05 \textrm{ kN}, IJ = 9.06 \textrm{ kN}, BC = 15.4 \textrm{ kN}\)
See also this video for discussion of the free body diagrams.