# CVE 3303F) /Page 3 of 6 b) A quadrant of a circle sluice gate (as shown in Figure Q2 (b) with radius 1.5 m pivoted as its centre O (G centre of gravity). When the water is level with the pivot...

CVE 3303F) /Page 3 of 6 b) A quadrant of a circle sluice gate (as shown in Figure Q2 (b) with radius 1.5 m pivoted as its centre O (G centre of gravity). When the water is level with the pivot O Calculate the magnitude and dircction of the resultant force on the gate, due to the water and the running moment required to open the gate. The width of the gate is 3 m and it has a mass of 3000 kg. 1.5 m radius W 0.6m Water 1.5 m 0.6m Figure Q2 (b) (18 marks)

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