Asked Mar 23, 2020

Determine the magnitude of the resultant force acting on the pin and its
direction measured clockwise from the positive x axis.


Please see the figure attached.

F = 30 lb
F, = 40 lb
F3 = 25 lb

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F = 30 lb %3D 45° 15° F, = 40 lb 15° .219 F3 = 25 lb


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Step 1

Calculating the horizontal component of force:

Civil Engineering homework question answer, step 1, image 1

Step 2

Calculating the vertical component of force:

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Step 3

Calculating the resultant of these force:

Civil Engineering homework question answer, step 3, image 1


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