Civil PE Exam Tips : How to find the Crane Load Distance

Civil PE Exam Tips : How to find the Crane Load Distance

 

A crane with a 80' boom is being used to set a load onto a building. The closest the boom can get to the building is shown as point X. What is the max distance that the load will be from the edge of the building when the boom is fully extended (feet)?

 

a) 8.89
b) 13.87
c) 16.50
d) 20.45

 

To know the answer with explaination, watch this video.

 

 

 

Crane Load finding

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