chapter 2-3

chapter 2-3 - POSITION FORCE VECTORS(Sections 2.7 2.8...

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Lecture Notes for Sections 2.7,2.8 1 POSITION & FORCE VECTORS (Sections 2.7 - 2.8) Today’s Objectives : Students will be able to : a) Represent a position vector in Cartesian coordinate form, from given geometry. b) Represent a force vector directed along a line. In-Class Activities : Check homework Reading quiz Applications / Relevance Write position vectors Write a force vector Concept quiz Group Problem Attention quiz READING QUIZ 1. A position vector, r PQ , is obtained by A) Coordinates of Q minus coordinates of P B) Coordinates of P minus coordinates of Q C) Coordinates of Q minus coordinates of the origin D) Coordinates of the origin minus coordinates of P 2. A force of magnitude F, directed along a unit vector U , is given by F = ______ . A) F ( U ) B) U / F C) F / U D) F + U E) F – U
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Lecture Notes for Sections 2.7,2.8 2 Wing strut APPLICATIONS How can we represent the force along the wing strut in a 3-D Cartesian vector form?
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2009 for the course ME 241 taught by Professor Itani during the Spring '08 term at Nevada.

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chapter 2-3 - POSITION FORCE VECTORS(Sections 2.7 2.8...

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