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    Off Topic calculating tension of wire rope

    Hi, need help in solving the attached problem. Three forces acting in a pole. Value is given for only one force. how to find the other force and the resultant of 3 forces.
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    Convince me this is not school homework...

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    I am little old for school. This was in a statics book. I was solving one by one. this one I am unable to.

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    Here is a similar problem with the solutions.


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    Thank you for the reply. Will look in to it.

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    Of course the 2D solution is easily derived from Kelly's answer resulting in a much simpler problem. Kudos to Kelly for the general solution though.

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    physics

    The answer above is a nice reply to the question.

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