Q.A uniform ladder of length 6m and weight 20kgf rests against a wall making of angle of 60 with floor. A man weighing 50kgf is standing on the ladder 4m from its bottom .Find the reactions of the wall and the floor.

Asked by Balbir | 14th Feb, 2017, 10:06: PM

Expert Answer:

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In practicality, the floors must have a friction in order to hold the ladder in equilibrium but the friction in the side walls still remains to be specified.
Kindly specify the frictional nature of the floors and the side walls for an accurate solution.

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Answered by Abhijeet Mishra | 16th Feb, 2017, 07:56: PM