Asked Jan 16, 2020

In the attached photo, the 3-wheeled cart weighs 120 lbs. If it is loaded as shown with a crate weighing 200 lbs, find the load on each wheel.


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Step 1

Total force:

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Step 2

Taking moment about x-z and y-z axis;

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Step 3

On substituting the value of FB...

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