Question: The 180 lb iron worker is secured by a fall arrest

The 180-lb iron worker is secured by a fall-arrest system consisting of a harness and lanyard AB, which is fixed to the beam. If the lanyard has slack of 4 ft determine the average impulsive force developed in the lanyard if he happens to fall 4 feet. Neglect his size in the calculation and assume the impulse takes place in 0.6 seconds.

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