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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
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    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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