Mechanics Homework 32-4 1038 Tractor Shovel Name_______________ Mr. Haynes Date_______________

Problem 32-4 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.

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