Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics (14th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0133915425
ISBN 13: 978-0-13391-542-6

Chapter 3 - Equilibrium of a Particle - Section 3.4 - Three-Dimensional Force Systems - Problems - Page 113: 51



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From the solution of 50th problem (last one, image attached below), $F_{AB}$ has the highest value among the three forces/tensions in cables. So, if that is safe all others will be safe. So, $\\ F_{AB}=0.5133F=800lb \\ F=\frac{800}{0.5133} lb\\ F=1558.5lb$
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