CVEN2121 Exam1 Practice Problems

CVEN2121 Exam1 Practice Problems - CVEN 2121 Analytical...

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CVEN 2121 – Analytical Mechanics I-Statics Practice Problems for Exam #1 Problem #1 : Two cables tied together at C are loaded as shown. knowing that Q = 60 lb, determine the tensions in cables AC and BC. Problem #2 : Boom AB is supported by cable BC and a hinge at A. Knowing that the boom exerts on pin B a force directed along the boom and that the tension in rope BD is 70 lb, determine (a) the value of α for which the tension in cable BC is as small as possible, (b) the corresponding value of the tension. Problem #3 : A container of weight W is suspended from ring A, to which cables AC and AE are attached. A force P is applied to the end F of a third cable which passes over a pulley at B and through ring A and which is attached to a support at D. knowing that the tension in cable AC is 150 N, determine (a) the magnitude of the force P, (b) the weight of the container. Problem #4: An 8-lb force is applied to a wrench to tighten a showerhead. Knowing that the centerline of the wrench is parallel to the

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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2008 for the course CVEN 2121 taught by Professor Sivaselvan, during the Summer '06 term at Colorado.

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