The Equilibrium Using Moments Calculator will calculate the minimum (perpendicular) force to be exerted at a point of a massless bar necessary to establish the equilibrium in a system when a turning effect around a fixed point does exist(Take anticlockwise tendency of rotation as positive)
|The perpendicular missing force to establish the equilibrium is N|
|Perpendicular missing force to establish the equilibrium calculation|
|F3 = - d1 × F1 × sinθ1 + d2 × F2 × sinθ2/d3 × sinθ3|
F3 = - × × sin() + × × sin()/d3 × sin()
F3 = - × × + × × /d3 ×
F3 = - /
F3 = -
|Magnitude of the first acting force (F1) N|
|Magnitude of the second acting force (F2) N|
|Angle of the first force to the bar (θ1) °|
|Angle of the second force to the bar (θ2) °|
|Angle of the third force to the bar (θ3) °|
|Distance of the first force from turning point (d1) m|
|Distance of the second force from turning point (d2) m|
|Distance of the third force from turning point (d3) m|
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