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Maximum distance

  • Thread starter melissa_y
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A uniform horizontal bar of length L = 5 m and weight 233 N is pinned to a vertical wall and supported by a thin wire that makes an angle of theta = 43o with the horizontal. A mass M, with a weight of 384 N, can be moved anywhere along the bar. The wire can withstand a maximum tension of 547 N. What is the maximum possible distance from the wall at which mass M can be placed before the wire breaks?
 
:: Use Equilibrium condition ::
 

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