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Assume wet concrete (gamma=150lbf/ft^{3}) behaves as a liquid. Determine the force per unit foot of length exerted on the forms. If the forms are held in place as shown, with ties between vertical braces spaced every 2ft, what is the force exerted on the bottom tie?

Step 1

**Given information:**

Given that

Step 2

**Calculation:**

A. Calculation of the force per unit foot of length exerted on the forms as follows

That is, resultant force acting on the forms by using the formula

Step 3

Here, we need to calculate the distance from the free s...

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