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Homework Help: Free Body Diagram and tension force

  1. Oct 2, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    It is supporting a weight of 500kg
    g= 9.81

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Is the tension force a moment?

    im just not sure what i should do with it at that angle to get my FBD

    Any help would be tops!

    thanks a heap

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  3. Oct 2, 2007 #2
    yeah the angle reaction, is what is putting me off
  4. Oct 2, 2007 #3


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