Mechanics Homework 14-4 (1011) Name_______________
Mr. HaynesDate_______________

Problem 14-4 A horizontal force P is applied to the handle of the puller. Determine, in terms of force P, the tension T in the chain and the magnitude and direction of the force acting on the handle at pin A.

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\(\bar{T} = \text{5.36 P}\) at 20° down and to the right

\(\bar{A} = \text{4.43 P}\) at 24.4° up and to the left