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Spanish Burton Rig

  1. Feb 14, 2007 #1
    There is a quesiton on my assignment that asks to solve for a force in a pulley system using a Spanish Burton Rig. Ive searched google and the text, but I cant find much, anyone know what this is?
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  3. Feb 15, 2007 #2


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    See page 34 for a description.

    http://compass.seacadets.org/pdf/nrtc/sn/14067_ch4.pdf" [Broken]

    It seems that the winch cable runs up to the end of the whip and the load will hang from its end (like a fish on a hook). In this case the load (fish) are hanging from two hooks - one on each ship?
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  4. Feb 15, 2007 #3
    Alrighty, Thanks
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