ch12-p073 - 73(a Choosing an axis through the hinge...

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73. (a) Choosing an axis through the hinge, perpendicular to the plane of the figure and taking torques that would cause counterclockwise rotation as positive, we require the net torque to vanish: sin90 sin 65 0 FL Th °− °= where the length of the beam is L = 3.2 m and the height at which the cable attaches is h = 2.0 m. Note that the weight of the beam does not enter this equation since its line of action is directed towards the hinge. With
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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