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Posted by **mera** on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 12:19am.

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**drwls**, Friday, October 14, 2011 at 12:38amMaximum elevator load = M*g, where M is the mass of passengers and/or freight.

Require that

(500 + M)*(g + a) = 1.5 * Tmax

(500 + M)*12.05 = 29.4*10^3 N

Solve for M.

M = 2440 kg

Divide M by 75 kg for the maximum number of people.

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