Engineering mechanics: Equilibrium of Rigid bodies Problem ?

Solve for the reaction forces on A and C. 

I'm kinda lost to the part involving the cable. 

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1 Answer

  • Joseph
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Break up the force F into vertical and horizontal components.  Set up the moments equation around point A to find the horizontal and vertical components of cable tension. With that, solve for vertical and horizontal reactions at A.  It's not rocket surgery.

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