Hello, i have recently started learning about torque (Nm) and i have encountered my first problem.
As described in the included picture, i want to figure out how one would calculate the forces that point H (hinge) and the string in the other end are subjected to in case 3.
I did some simple calculations as examples, just to show how i understand things so far:
 When a onedimensional line is horizontal, like in case 1, calculating the forces at those points that "carries" the line seems straight forward.
 On to case 2, suppose the line is balanced vertically, point H will be subjected to the whole weight of 50 N and therefore i excluded the string.
 Now, having a tilted line that is held up by point H and the string in the other end, as in case 3, i just can't seem to figure out how to calculate the forces that these ends are subjected to?
I thought of using the same principle for calculating the force exerted on the string (Fb), as when calculating F1 and F2 using the torquevalue, but it will always result in half the total weight → 25 N, no matter the tilt (Intuitively i figured this has to do with using the point mass in the torque calculation but i'm not sure why, and this is probably the deeper and perhaps mathematical knowledge that i am lacking).
So how do you go about it? To me it is obviously more force exerted on point H, until the line is tilted all the way down to a horizontal position as in case 1, where forces are equally distributed between the two ends.
Any answers are appreciated. Thanks
As described in the included picture, i want to figure out how one would calculate the forces that point H (hinge) and the string in the other end are subjected to in case 3.
I did some simple calculations as examples, just to show how i understand things so far:
 When a onedimensional line is horizontal, like in case 1, calculating the forces at those points that "carries" the line seems straight forward.
 On to case 2, suppose the line is balanced vertically, point H will be subjected to the whole weight of 50 N and therefore i excluded the string.
 Now, having a tilted line that is held up by point H and the string in the other end, as in case 3, i just can't seem to figure out how to calculate the forces that these ends are subjected to?
I thought of using the same principle for calculating the force exerted on the string (Fb), as when calculating F1 and F2 using the torquevalue, but it will always result in half the total weight → 25 N, no matter the tilt (Intuitively i figured this has to do with using the point mass in the torque calculation but i'm not sure why, and this is probably the deeper and perhaps mathematical knowledge that i am lacking).
So how do you go about it? To me it is obviously more force exerted on point H, until the line is tilted all the way down to a horizontal position as in case 1, where forces are equally distributed between the two ends.
Any answers are appreciated. Thanks
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