The cables are tied at A and loaed as shown(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Determine the range of values of P for which both cables remain taut !

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I have an idea on theACrope. Since the tension force T must not be zero on the horizontal line (or the line along AC), therefore, the min force of P > 0. Because when P>0, the horizontal component is not zero. Is it true? How about AB

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# Homework Help: Determine the range of force

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