The hinged plate is supported by the cord AB. If the force in the cord is F = 340 lb, express […]

# Cartesian Vector Form

The cable attached to the tractor at B exerts a force of 350 lb on the framework. Express this force […]

## The cable attached to the tractor at B

The window is held open by chain AB. Determine the length of the chain, and express the 50-lb force acting […]

## The window is held open by chain AB

The pipe is supported at its end by a cord AB. If the cord exerts a force of F = […]

## The pipe is supported at its end

The two mooring cables exert forces on the stern of a ship as shown. Represent each force as a Cartesian […]

## The two mooring cables exert forces

The man pulls on the rope at C with a force of 70 lb which causes the forces FA and […]

## The man pulls on the rope at C

The spur gear is subjected to the two forces caused by contact with other gears. Express each force as a […]

## The spur gear is subjected to the two forces

The beam is subjected to the two forces shown. Express each force in Cartesian vector form and determine the magnitude […]

## The beam is subjected to the two forces shown

The cable at the end of the crane boom exerts a force of 250 lb on the boom as shown. […]

## The cable at the end of the crane boom

If = 560 N and = 700 N, determine the magnitude and coordinate direction angles of the resultant force acting […]

## If FB = 560 N and FC = 700 N ...

There are usually three ways a force is shown. It’s important to know how we can express these forces in […]