Question
The tower crane of Fig.
is rigidly attached
to the building at F. A cable is attached at D and passes over
small frictionless pulleys at A and E. The object suspended
from C weighs 1500N. Determine all forces acting on mem-
ber ABCD.
-8 m-
10 m-
-4.4 m-
E
6 m
A
B
D
12 m
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The tower crane of Fig. is rigidly attached to the building at F. A cable is attached at D and passes over small frictionless pulleys at A and E. The object suspended from C weighs 1500N. Determine all forces acting on mem- ber ABCD. -8 m- 10 m- -4.4 m- E 6 m A B D 12 m

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