Mechanics Homework 15-2 325 - Equilibrium of Three-force System Name_______________

Problem 15-2 Determine the amount and direction of the smallest force P required to start the wheel in Fig. P-325 over the block. What is the reaction at the block?

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\(\alpha = 71.41^\circ\)

\(P_{min} = 1895.65 \, \text{ lb}\)

\(R = 637.59 \, \text{ lb}\)