005 Components of a force in rotated axes Problem 005 Find the components in the x, y, u and v directions of the force P = 10 kN shown in Fig. P-005. Solution 005 Click here to expand or collapse this section $P_x = 10 \cos 60^\circ = 5 \, \text{ kN}$ $P_y = 10 \sin 60^\circ = 8.66 \, \text{ kN}$ $P_u = 10 \cos 40^\circ = 7.66 \, \text{ kN}$ $P_v = 10 \sin 40^\circ = 6.43 \, \text{ kN}$ Tags components of a force X-Component Y-component u-v Axes inclined axes rotated axes u-Component v-Component Log in or register to post comments Book traversal links for 005 Components of a force in rotated axes 004 Components of a 3D force with given angles Up 006 Components of a force in axes that are not perpendicular to each other