Sorted the question before looking on here, was simply solved by extending the length of the cable to where it intersected the centreline of the beam and using this point in the x axis as the distance. Thanks for your help
I have tried to complete the following question by taking moments about point A, but to no avail. Could anybody help me with where i am going wrong. Do I need to include perpendicular distance?
The I-beam A-B shown below is supported by a cable at B and a pin at A. The cable is inclined at an...