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The subterranean tension ring that exerts the balancing horizontal force on the abutments for the dome in Fig. 9–34 is 36-sided, so each segment makes a $10 ^\circ$ angle with the adjacent one (Fig. 9–77). Calculate the tension F that must exist in each segment so that the required force of $4.2 \times 10^5 \textrm{ N}$ can be exerted at each corner (Example 9–13).

Problem 58.

Figure 9-77.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$2.4 \times 10^6 \textrm{ N}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 9, Problem 58


Chapter 9, Problem 58 is solved.

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