Lecture 13 sect 4.1

Lecture 13 sect 4.1 - ME 221 Statics Lecture #13 Sections...

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ME221 Lecture 13 1 ME 221 Statics Lecture #13 Sections 4.1 – 4.2

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ME221 Lecture 13 2 Homework #5 Chapter 3 problems: May use MathCAD, etc. to solve Due Friday, October 3
ME221 Lecture 13 3 Distributed Forces (Loads); The concept of distributed loads will be introduced Center of mass will be discussed as an important application of distributed loading mass, (hence, weight), is distributed throughout a body; we want to find the “balance” point

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ME221 Lecture 13 4 Distributed Loads Two types of distributed loads exist: forces that exist throughout the body e. g., gravity acting on mass these are called “body forces” forces arising from contact between two bodies these are called “contact forces”
ME221 Lecture 13 5 Contact Distributed Load Snow on roof, tire on road, bearing on race, liquid on container wall, . ..

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ME221 Lecture 13 6 Center of Gravity x y z w 5 (x 5 ,y 5 ,z 5 ) ˜ ˜ ˜ x y z
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Lecture 13 sect 4.1 - ME 221 Statics Lecture #13 Sections...

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