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Angle at which Compressive Force Becomes Zero

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The ball has a weight of 15 lb and is fixed to a rod having a negligible mass. If it is released from rest when theta = 0 deg., determine the angle theta at which the compressive force in the rod becomes zero.

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The solution provides calculations for the angle theta at which the compressive force becomes zero.

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