Hi

Description in the attached picture.

How can the ramp exert a force larger than the weight of the person !! (?)

Also, I am not sure how to interpret the angle.

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- Jun 19th 2009, 03:39 AMTwigForce on cart
Hi

Description in the attached picture.

How can the ramp exert a force larger than the weight of the person !! (?)

Also, I am not sure how to interpret the angle. - Jun 22nd 2009, 07:47 AMearboth
- Jun 22nd 2009, 09:58 AMTwig
Hi

I dont get it.

I interpret as the wire pointing 3 degrees above horizontal where his hands pull.

I did: Free-body diagram of cart

It doesnt work.

Thx - Jun 22nd 2009, 10:30 AMTwig
Problem solved.