Solution: Find the force required to start the block moving up the plane

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Find the force required to start the block moving up the plane

Problem Statement: EE Board October 1997

A 250 lb. block is initially at rest on a flat surface that is inclined at 30°. If the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.30 and the coefficient of static friction is 0.40, find the force required to start the block moving up the plane.

  • A. 190 lb.
  • B. 212 lb.
  • C. 125 lb.
  • D. 75 lb.

Problem Answer:

The force required to start the block moving up the plane is 212 lb..

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