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    Finding force using vector

    As below.
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    Re: Finding force using vector

    Quote Originally Posted by BabyMilo View Post
    As below.
    1. There isn't enough information to determine the force which is exerted by cable s or t. You only can state that both cables together apply a force on the boom.

    2. Draw a sketch such that the cables s and t are located in one plane.

    3. Draw the parallelogram of forces.

    4. Use siilar triangles to determin \vec F_{string} and \vec F_{boom}
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