Mechanics Homework 13-4 1018 - Raising a gangway Name_______________ Mr. Haynes Date_______________

Problem 13-4 The gangway for the Enterprise weighs 3000 lb and has a center of gravity at G. Determine the tension required in cable CD in order to lift point B off the dock. Also, determine the x- and y- components of force at hinge A.

$$T = 2924 \, \text{lb}, A_x = 1462 \, \text{lb}, A_y = 468 \, \text{lb}$$