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June 7th, 2018, 08:51 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jun 2018 From: australia Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  Determining Plate direction by having three point of it.
Hi all, Can anyone help to solve this problem? Imagine a big plate suspended in the air through three threads with different length. we know length of each individual thread, and they are 120 degree apart from each other. How cam we calculate the tilt of the plate and direction of the tilt? Thanks 
June 8th, 2018, 05:40 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: May 2007 Posts: 6,640 Thanks: 625 
The ends of the threads give you 3 points in space which determine a plane in space. This plane gives you the answers you want.

June 9th, 2018, 09:00 AM  #3  
Global Moderator Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 19,951 Thanks: 1842  Quote:
Can you clarify what you mean by that? Can you provide a diagram?  

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