- #1

- 29

- 0

## Homework Statement

If a force (wind) hits a plane which is at a 45 degree angle, how is that force distributed? How much is translated vertically and how much is translated horizontally? My guess is that 50% is translated vertically and 50% is translated horizontally. Here is an image to clarify:

And from there. How do you calculate the distribution at any angle, say 15 degrees?

## Homework Equations

I am guessing it is some kind of trig.

## The Attempt at a Solution

Unsure how to proceed. I have never been taught anything about this.