# Coplanar forces are not easily simplified in the simplification of the force and couple system in the calculations of forces in the journal bearings.

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Coplanar forces are not easily simplified in the simplification of the force and couple system in the calculations of forces in the journal bearings.

(a) True

(b) False

This question was addressed to me in an online quiz.

The question is from Frictional Forces on Journal Bearings topic in division Friction of Engineering Mechanics

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Correct choice is (b) False

For explanation I would say: The coplanar forces can be easily simplified in the simplification of the force and couple system. This is not only for the coplanar system of the forces but for any of the dimension vector. Which means the answer is false.

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