5. Cables F2F Notes - CE1109 Statics and Mechanics of...

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CE1109 Statics and Mechanics of Materials Analysis of Cable Structures 1
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Key Concepts Cables can only take TENSION Cables are not able to resist compression, bending, etc. Two types of cables Cables under point loads Cables under uniformly distributed loads along the horizontal CE1109 Statics and Mechanics of Materials 2 A B C w x y A B 2 P 3 P 1 P
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