Problem 308 | Equilibrium of Concurrent Force System

Engineering Mechanics: Cable and Boom Structure - Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces

Problem 308
The cable and boom shown in Fig. P-308 support a load of 600 lb. Determine the tensile force T in the cable and the compressive for C in the boom.

Boom and cable system supporting a load


Solution 308


Another Solution (By Rotation of Axes)


Another Solution (By Force Polygon)