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GATE CE 2016 Set 2
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An assembly made of a rigid arm A-B-C hinged at end A and supported by an elastic rope C-D at end C is shown in the figure. The members may be assumed to be weightless and the lengths of the respective members are as shown in the figure. GATE CE 2016 Set 2 Engineering Mechanics - Equilibrium of Force Systems Question 5 English

Under the action of a concentrated load P at C as shown, the magnitude of tension developed in the rope is

A
$$\frac{3\mathrm P}{\sqrt2}$$
B
$$\frac{\mathrm P}{\sqrt2}$$
C
$$\frac{3\mathrm P}8$$
D
$$\sqrt2\mathrm P$$
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