The supports d and e lie in th e x y p lane the bar

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Unformatted text preview: N. The supports D and E lie in th e x -y p lane, the bar lies in the x-z plane, and BC is parallel to the x axis. (a) (3 marks) Write the forces in BE and CD as vector components. Note that FCD will be a function of L. (b) (9 marks) The distance L of point D from the y axis is variable, but there is only one position for which the bar will be in equilibrium in the position shown. Determine the value of L. Total marks for this paper: 60...
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