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Tension in a rope

  1. Dec 9, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Consider an example that will make use of a hinged rod supported by a rope. The rod has a mass of 1.4 kg, a length r, and there is an angle of 34 degrees between the rope and the rod. What is the tension the rope


    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    Fx = 0 = Hx-Tcos34
    Fy = 0 = Hy - Tsin34 - mg
    Net Torque = Tcos34(r) - Tsin34...????

    please help
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2008 #2

    Doc Al

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    Is the rod horizontal? Is the rope attached at the end of the rod?

    If so, using the hinged end as the pivot, what torques act on the rod?
     
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