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Simple Rotation of Uniform Bar

Please see the attached file for diagram. Please show Free Body diagram and all calculations.

The slender uniform bar ABC has a mass of 12kg and is anchored to the support ceiling by two cables T1 and T2. Given that T2 breaks find the tension in T1 after the break.


Solution Summary

This solution contains an annotated diagram and explanations on the motion of the uniform bar after the break using concepts of torque. All formulas and explanations are included.