A quick quiz to test your understanding of the forces acing on confined space and rescue tripods.
There are 6 multiple choice questions.
Once you have finished, click on the “View questions” link at the end to see how you went.
RopeLab Quiz 2: Tripods & resultant forces
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This quiz presents a series of short questions looking at the forces in a range of tripod configurations.
For all questions assume that the system is static. In other words, nothing is moving, tensioned ropes are shown as straight, non-tensioned ropes are shown with slack, and ropes in winches are locked off.
Richard Delaney has worked professionally with ropes since 1992 as a multi-pitch rock-climbing instructor, technical rescue instructor and rope access technician. Understanding and teaching the Physics of Rigging is a core passion of Richard’s, one based on his experience, and his prior professional life as a qualified engineer.