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This question is for statics - 3D rigid body equilibrium

When taking moments about the x axis, why is only the k component considered?

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2. Relevant equations

Sum of Forces = 0

Sum of Moments = 0

{Its in equilibrium}

3. The attempt at a solution

Actually, moments are taken here about the x-axis, since there is no moment reaction about x-axis

Moment is taken about x-axis to determine the tension.

But only the K component is considered of the tension (WHY WHY WHY ? ? ? )

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# Homework Help: Why is only the k component considered? (Details inside)

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