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Problem: A steel cable with mass is lifting a girder. The girder is speeding up.Draw a free-body diagram for the girder. Draw the vectors starting at the black dots. The location and orientation of the vectors will be graded. The length of the vectors will not be graded. Vectors Given: Fgravity, Ftension (C on G)

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The cable pulls the girder with a tension directed upward (C on G).

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A steel cable with mass is lifting a girder. The girder is speeding up.

Draw a free-body diagram for the girder. Draw the vectors starting at the black dots. The location and orientation of the vectors will be graded. The length of the vectors will not be graded. 

Vectors Given: Fgravity, Ftension (C on G)

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