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 ()net1230 NxxxxxFFTTT=Σ=++=( )net1230 NyyyyyTTT=++=Evaluating the components of the force vectors from the free-body diagram: 112xxTTT=−=33cos30x=°1yT=22y=sin30y=−°Using Newton’s first law:
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PHYS 1211 taught by Professor Geller during the Fall '09 term at UGA.