E_-_Position___Force_Vectors_Along_Line

E_-_Position___Force_Vectors_Along_Line - FORCE VECTORS...

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Unformatted text preview: FORCE VECTORS FORCE VECTORS Position and Force Vectors Position and Force Vectors Directed Along a Line Directed Along a Line LEARNING OBJECTIVES LEARNING OBJECTIVES Be able to represent a position Be able to represent a position vector in Cartesian coordinate vector in Cartesian coordinate form, from given geometry. form, from given geometry. Be able to represent a force vector Be able to represent a force vector directed along a line. directed along a line. PRE-REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE PRE-REQUISITE KNOWLEDGE Units of measurements. Units of measurements. Trigonometry concepts. Trigonometry concepts. Vector concepts. Vector concepts. Directional vector concepts. Directional vector concepts. POSITION VECTOR POSITION VECTOR ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 { } N k j i r AB Z Z Y Y X X a b a b a b-+-+-= A position vector is defined as a vector that locates a point in space relative to another point. Consider the two points A (a X , a Y , a Z ) and B (b X , b Y , b Z ) shown below in 3-D space....
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2010 for the course CEE CE 221 taught by Professor Baladi during the Fall '10 term at Michigan State University.

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