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large concrete slab height 5.6m, supported at th top by steel beam positioned at angle 42 on the verticle. find length of steel beam

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I will assume this is like a tilt up panel in a wall and the slab is vertical ...thus a right triangle is formed

sin = opposite / hypotenuse

sin 42 = 5.6/hypotenuse

hypotenuse = beam length = 5.6/sin 42 = 8.369 m

ElectricPavlov  Feb 15, 2017
edited by ElectricPavlov  Feb 15, 2017

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