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A 169.2-N bird feeder is supported by three cables as shown in the fiqure below. Find the tension in each cable
left cable
N
right cable
bottom cable
60°
300
Bird
food
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A 169.2-N bird feeder is supported by three cables as shown in the fiqure below. Find the tension in each cable left cable N right cable bottom cable 60° 300 Bird food Need Help? Read It

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Consider the tension in the left cable be TL, the tension in the right cable be TR, and the tension in the bottom cable be TB,

 

The free-body diagram (FBD) of the bird feeder is,

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Bird food

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Step 2

From the free body diagram, apply force equilibrium in vertical direction, and solve tension in the cable.

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F =0 Tg -w 0 T,-169.2 Ν

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The diagram for the force distributio...

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TR 360-2709 go't 30 12.0 T=169.2N

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