Engineering Mechanics: Statics
Engineering Mechanics: Statics
8th Edition
ISBN: 9781118807330
Author: James L. Meriam, L. G. Kraige, J. N. Bolton
Publisher: WILEY
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Chapter 1, Problem 4P

A force is specified by the vector F = 160 i + 80 j 120 k N . Calculate the angles made by F with the positive x-, y-, and z-axes.

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