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Homework Help: Tension in a catenary

  1. Aug 31, 2011 #1
    How do I calculate the tension at the middle of a rope (weight=W) suspended at two points as a catenary? It's ends make angle A with the horizontal.
     

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  3. Aug 31, 2011 #2

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    What have you tried thus far?
     
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