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Question: 

Assume the supports of the uniform cantilever shown in Fig. 9–76 (m = 2900 kg) are made of wood. Calculate the minimum cross-sectional area required of each, assuming a safety factor of 9.0.

Problem 54.

Figure 9-76.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$A_B = 9.1 \times 10^{-3} \textrm{ m}^2 \textrm{, } A_A = 1.6 \times 10^{-3} \textrm{ m}^2$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 9, Problem 54

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Chapter 9, Problem 54 is solved.

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