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“~ p PROBLEM 2.5 ‘The 300-Ib force is to be resolved into components along lines a-a' and b-b’. 4 © @) Determine the angle a by trigonometry knowing that the component @ # along line a-a’ is to be 240 Ib. (b) What is the corresponding value of the ‘component along 6-6’? a SOLUTION (@ Using the triangle rule and law of sines: sin _ sin60° 2401b 30016 sin f= 0.69282 B= 43.854 a+ +60? =180° a= 180°— 60° ~43.854° = 76.146" a= 76.1? € 300 Ib 336 Ib 16° sin 60° (B) Law of sines: PROBLEM 2.9 A toolley that moves along = horizontal beam is ucted apon by two foroos as shove (a) Knowing that a= 25°, dovermine by igonometry the magnitnde of the Torce Po thatthe resultant Force exerted! on the trolley is vertical. (#) What is the comespoceing magnitude of the resuliani? | SOLUTION Be \eoon g 4 R Pp eas? Using the triangle rule and the law af snes: 160ON_P a SEN P=3660N i i025" sin 75° ‘ o 254 475180" Bx 180°-25°= 75" 80° 100N | _2 Ra3TON sin 25° Sin" PROBLEM 2.10 | ‘A wolley that moves along a vorizontal bear i alt open BY 1 forces aaey etermine by tigonosmely the magnivede a dicen ef the qeaee P so tha the resultant is 2 vera! foree of 2500 ; SOLUTION . \ | sk | | \woon 1 | £ | 1600 Ny? + (2500 NY? ~ 211600 NYASCO Nycos 75° 32506N | sna _ sn ‘ Using te law of sines: sin, in75 gs er eieee 1600 2596.N | a=365° | is directed 99° ~365° or \$3.5° below the boxizonta P=26N NSS | | Using ie aw of cosines: