Mechanics Homework 8-1 247 - Resultant of couples in a 3-step pulley Name_______________

Problem 8-1 The three-step pulley shown in Fig. P-247 is subjected to the given couples. Compute the value of the resultant couple. Also determine the forces acting at the rim of the middle pulley that are required to balance the given system.


\(C_R = 760 \, \text{ lb}\cdot\text{in counterclockwise}\)
The resultant couple is composed of two 63.3 lb forces.