Determine the moment of the force F about the door hinge at B. Express the result as a Cartesian vector. 5 ft 1.5 ft 1.5 ft 3 ft 7 ft 4 ft z C A B D x y F 80 lb 45 Probs. 438/39

Problem 4-39

Determine the moment of the force F about the door hinge at B. Express the result as a Cartesian vector. , ,, , , , and .

Step by Step Solution

Step 1 of 3

Given Data:

The force is .

The angle is .

The coordinates of point B, C and D are , and respectively.

In order to determine the moment of force F, we need to calculate the distance among B and C.