The shear leg derrick is used to haul the 200-kg net of fish onto the dock. Determine the compressive force […]

# Monthly archives: November 2016

If the mass of the flowerpot is 50 kg, determine the tension developed in each wire for equilibrium. Set x […]

## If the mass of the flowerpot

Determine the height d of cable AB so that the force in cables AD and AC is one-half as great […]

## Determine the height d of cable AB

The 50-kg pot is supported from A by the three cables. Determine the force acting in each cable for equilibrium. […]

## Pot is supported from A by the three cables

Cables AB and AC can sustain a maximum tension of 500 N, and the pole can support a maximum compression […]

## Cables AB and AC can sustain a maximum tension

The lamp has a mass of 15 kg and is supported by a pole AO and cables AB and AC. […]

## The lamp has a mass of 15 kg

If each one of the ropes will break when it is subjected to a tensile force of 450 N, determine […]

## If each one of the ropes will break

If the balloon is subjected to a net uplift force of F = 800 N, determine the tension developed in […]

## If the balloon is subjected to a net uplift

Determine the stretch in each of the two springs required to hold the 20-kg crate in the equilibrium position shown. […]

## Determine the stretch in each of the two springs

Determine the magnitudes of , , and for equilibrium of the particle. Solution: This question involves expressing forces in Cartesian […]

## Determine the magnitudes of F1

If cable AB is subjected to a tension of 700 N, determine the tension in cables AC and AD and […]

## If cable AB is subjected to a tension

Determine the magnitude and direction of the force P required to keep the concurrent force system in equilibrium. Solution: This […]