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## Homework Statement

A rig accelerates a load of 200,000 lbf from zero to 60 ft/min in 5 seconds.

## Homework Equations

Compute new load shown on the hook load indicator ?

## The Attempt at a Solution

Calculated the distance of load l = 4.99 ft.

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- Thread starter Zak Brigadier
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A rig accelerates a load of 200,000 lbf from zero to 60 ft/min in 5 seconds.

Compute new load shown on the hook load indicator ?

Calculated the distance of load l = 4.99 ft.

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Can you please show more of your work? Can you attach a diagram of the problem? Is all of this acceleration vertical?## Homework Statement

A rig accelerates a load of 200,000 lbf from zero to 60 ft/min in 5 seconds.

## Homework Equations

Compute new load shown on the hook load indicator ?

## The Attempt at a Solution

Calculated the distance of load l = 4.99 ft.

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Thank you for your reply. I don't have a diagram attached. Yes the acceleration is vertical. The hook lowers/hoist loads vertically in a drilling rig.

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Yes.

P-T = ma

P-T = ma

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