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Determine the deflection

The rigid bar ABCD is suspended from three identical wires as shown. The cross-sectional are of each wire is A, the unloaded length of each wire is L, and the elastic modulus is E. Knowing that a = b, determine the deflection in wire A, B and D caused by the load P applied at C.

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The deflection of a wire in a rigid bar is determined.