06_P01InstructorSolution

06_P01InstructorSolution - 6.1. Model: Visualize: Solve: We...

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6.1. Model: We can assume that the ring is a single massless particle in static equilibrium. Visualize: Solve: Written in component form, Newton’s first law is () net 1 2 3 0 N xxxx x FF T T T = + + = ( ) net 1 2 3 0 N yyyy y T T T = + + = Evaluating the components of the force vectors from the free-body diagram: 11 2 xx TT T =− = 33 cos30 x = ° 1 y T = 22 y = sin30 y = −° Using Newton’s first law:
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