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Homework Help: HOw to find tension in cable supports

  1. May 16, 2007 #1
    As shown in the picture there is no force applied over the cable.The self weight of cable is 313.9N(32KG) .And there is a sag of 250mm in the middle .I need to find the tension in the supports.

    The length of the complete cable is 11.31m .We r not give the length between two supports.
    If you require any further information i plzz do tell.

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  3. May 16, 2007 #2


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  4. May 16, 2007 #3
    thank for ur help man it really helped me clear my concept.
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