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A cantilever beam, find the tension forces

  1. Oct 31, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
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    3. The attempt at a solution
    http://i.imgur.com/LZtRh.jpg

    and this is what was tried to do. But apparently T2 is complete off, any ideas? Or there is some other way to calculate this? Or perhaps someone can point me to better book other than Schaum's Outline of Engineering Mechanics Statics and Dynamics 5th Edition on how to tackle Cantilever beam problems..thanks
     
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  3. Oct 31, 2012 #2

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    First, draw a free body diagram of the beam with the applied load and the tensions in the guy wires. The two wires can be combined into a single wire to determine the tension, which can be resolved into the two wires later.
     
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