Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    A window washer stands on a plank which is hung on two cables. Find the tension in the right cable.

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    See the diagram in the attached file.

    A window washer with a mass of 63.0 kg stands a distance, D = 0.800 m, from the left end of a plank of length, L= 1.90 m, with a mass of 17.0 kg. The plank is hung on two cables as shown. Find T2, the tension in the right cable.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:59 pm ad1c9bdddf


    Solution Preview

    The total torque respect to the left end of the plank must be ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution carefully explains and finds the tension in the right cable.