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Moment on axis

  1. Apr 18, 2009 #1
    A small boat hangs from two brackets, one of which is shown in the figure. It is known that the moment, on the z axis, the resulting force Ra applied in the point A of support must not exceed the value of 217 N.m, in value absolute. Determine the more value possible the traction force in cable ABAD.

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    196 N
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  3. Apr 19, 2009 #2

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    Hi Apprentice123! :smile:

    It means, if the moment of RA about that z-axis is 217 N.m, what is the tension in the cable? :wink:
     
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