SailNet Community - View Single Post - Block and tackle breaking strength
View Single Post
post #5 of Old 01-29-2011 Thread Starter
Senior Member
AdamLein's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: SF Bay area
Posts: 1,940
Thanks: 9
Thanked 7 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 10
I don't know how to consider most of the other factors, so I'm looking at an idealized picture for now. As long as my basic understanding (A x B) is correct I suppose next I'd consider the effects of sheave diameter on the problem.

s/v Laelia - 1978 Pearson 365 ketch
AdamLein is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome