Physics 12 - Quiz #1 

Static Equilibrium

1. An object is supported by two ropes attached to the ceiling.

a) Draw the free-body diagram. (2 marks)

 

b) Solve for the mass of the object using the component method. Clearly state the equations for theand the. Show all work.(5 marks)
 

2. An 85 kg object is suspended from a ceiling and attached to a wall.
 
a) Draw the free-body diagram. (2 marks)

 
b) Solve for the tension in each rope, using either component or closed vector triangle method. Show all work. (5 marks)

 

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