Problem: The bolt is subjected to the force F, which has components acting along the x, y, z axes as shown.Part AIf the magnitude of F is 90 N , and α = 64° and γ = 41°, determine the magnitude of Fx component.Part BDetermine the magnitude of Fy component.Part CDetermine the magnitude of Fz component.

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We are given a 3D force. We'll need various relations. 

(cosα)2+(cosβ)2+(cosγ)2=1

Part A

The x-component of force is:

Fx=Fcosα

We're given the magnitude of force to be 90N and α = 64°

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The bolt is subjected to the force F, which has components acting along the x, y, z axes as shown.
Part A

If the magnitude of F is 90 N , and α = 64° and γ = 41°, determine the magnitude of Fx component.

Part B

Determine the magnitude of Fcomponent.

Part C

Determine the magnitude of Fz component.

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