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# 2,55 A sailor is being rescued using a boatswain's chair that is suspended Dfrom a pulley that can roll freely on the support cable ACB and ispulled at a constant speed by cable CD. Knowing that o 30 and8=10° and that the combined weight of the boatswain's chair andthe sailor is 900 N, determine the tension (a) in the support cableACB(b) in the traction cable CD256 A sailoris being rescued usnga boatswainchair that i ndedma pulley that can rol freeon the support cible AC8 atlled at a constant speed by cable CD. Khowine5 and thal the tension incable CD is 80 Ndeemonbined weigh t of the boatswains chasion in the support cable ACandto thethe ten257 For the culbousiFig. P2.55

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Step 1

Given information:

Given that the angles are

Step 2

Calculation:

Draw the free body diagram for the given diagram.

If we observe the figure carefully all forces are in tension. Draw FBD accordingly.

Step 3

a. To calculate the tension in cable ACB.

If we apply equilibri...

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