The cylindrical plate is subjected to the three cable forces which are concurrent at point D. Express each force which […]

# Cartesian vectors

Each of the four forces acting at E has a magnitude of 28 kN. Express each force as a Cartesian […]

## Each of the four forces acting at E

The guy wires are used to support the telephone pole. Represent the force in each wire in Cartesian vector form. […]

## The guy wires are used to support the telephone pole

The door is held opened by means of two chains. If the tension in AB and CD is N and […]

## The door is held opened by means of two chains

At a given instant the position of a plane at A and a train at B are measured relative to […]

## At a given instant the position of a plane

The tower is held in place by three cables. If the force of each cable acting on the tower is […]

## The tower is held in place by three cables

If F = {350i – 250j – 450k} and cable AB is 9 m long, determine the x, y, z […]

## Determine the x, y, z coordinates of point A

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

## Forces in Cartesian Vector Form

Determine the Length of the Crankshaft AB by first formulating a Cartesian position vector from A to B and then […]

## Determine the Length of the Crankshaft AB

Three forces act on the ring. If the resultant force has a magnitude and direction as shown, determine the magnitude […]

## Three forces act on the ring

The cables attached to the screw eye are subjected to the three forces shown. Express each force in Cartesian vector […]

## The cables attached to the screw eye are subjected

The stock mounted on the lathe is subjected to a force of 60 N. Determine the coordinate direction angle β […]