Statics Question 2

Posted on 2009-02-08
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
If someone could walk me through the solution to this problem and give an example of what the free body diagrams should look like you would be a lifesaver!
Question by:Wandering99
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    we only need the points O and A, and vectors in the direction of C and B.
    assuming the pulley is frictionless the tension in both ropes is equal,
    given the total force at A, and the vector from O to A, you can find the moment at O

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