Mechanics Homework 9-1 253 - Equivalent single force to replace a force and a couple Name_______________

Problem 9-1 In Fig. P-253 a system of forces reduces to downward vertical force 400 lb through A plus a counterclockwise couple of 800 lb·ft. Determine the single force that will produce an equivalent effect.


400 lb straight down, 2 feet to the right of the y axis.