p6 - Problem Set 6 Problem 6.1 Minimizing Tension in a...

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Problem Set 6 Problem 6.1 Minimizing Tension in a Cable The 200 lb. uniform tank is suspended by a 6 ft. cable which passes over the pulley at O . The cable can be attached at either points A and B , or at points C and D . Which attachment produces the smallest tension on the cable, and what is the tension? Figure P6.1: Problem 6.1
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Problem 6.2 Tension in a Network of Cords The 30 kg pipe is supported by a series of five cords. Determine the force in each cord for equilibrium. Figure P6.2: Problem 6.2
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Problem 6.3 Tension in Three Cables Determine the tension in cables AB , AC , and AD required to hold the 60 lb. crate in equilibrium. Figure P6.3: Problem 6.3
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If cables BD and BC can withstand a maximum tensile force of 20 kN, determine the maximum mass of the girder that can be suspended from cable AB so that neither cable will fail. The center of mass of the girder is located at point G . Figure P6.4: Problem 6.4
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