A couple M of magnitude 18 N m is applied to the handle of a screwdriver to tighten a screw into a block of wood. Determine the magnitudes of the two smallest horizontal forces that are equivalent to M if they are applied (a) at corners A and D, (b) at corners B and C, (c) anywhere on the block.

Question-Answer › Category: Engineering Mechanics › A couple M of magnitude 18 N m is applied to the handle of a screwdriver to tighten a screw into a block of wood. Determine the magnitudes of the two smallest horizontal forces that are equivalent to M if they are applied (a) at corners A and D, (b) at corners B and C, (c) anywhere on the block.

A couple M of magnitude 18 N m is applied to the handle of a screwdriver to tighten a screw into a block of wood. Determine the magnitudes of the two smallest horizontal forces that are equivalent to M if they are applied (a) at corners A and D, (b) at corners B and C, (c) anywhere on the block.