Engineering 25. Catenary Tutorial Part-1. Bruce Mayer, PE Registered Electrical & Mechanical Engineer [email protected] UNloaded Cable → Catenary. Consider a cable uniformly loaded by the cable itself, e.g., a cable hanging under its own weight.
y = c
An 8m length of chain has a lineal unit mass of 3.72 kg/m. The chain is attached to the Beam at pt-A, and passes over a small, low frictionpulley at pt-B.
Determine the value(s) of distance a for which the chain is in equilibrium (does not move)The Problem