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Unformatted text preview: MAE 103 MIDTERM EXAM May 12, 2005 (Closed books, closed lecture notes, one-page note allowed) Please note : Clear writing leads to clear thinking. Clear writing also helps me to understand your work better, which will increase your chance of getting more points. Show your work and your thought process even if you cannot complete a problem so that I can give you partial credit for your effort. You may need the following information: Acceleration of gravity, g =9.8 m/s 2 . Specific weight of water, water =9.8 kN/m 3 . Geometric properties of a rectangle with its height a and width b : I xc = ba 3 / 12, I yc = ab 3 / 12, I xyc = 0. Location of the resultant force with respect to the centroid: y R = y c + I xc y c A . Reynolds Transport Theorem: d d t B sys = t integraldisplay cv b dV + integraldisplay cs b w n dA , where w represents the absolute velocity for a fixed control volume or the relative velocity for a moving control volume....
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