A uniform rope of liner mass density λ is placed inside a fixed curved tube in vertical plane as shown in the figure. The rope is stationary. Find normal reaction on the rope by the tube.

Q: A uniform rope of liner mass density λ is placed inside a fixed curved tube in vertical plane as shown in the figure. The rope is stationary. Find normal reaction on the rope by the tube.

(a) λ g h

(b) λ g b

(c) $\lambda g √(b^2 + h^2 )$

(d) Non-zero

Ans: (b) , (d)