ME35aMidtermFall09

ME35aMidtermFall09 - Good luck. Problem 1. As an adjustable...

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ME 35a Midterm Fall 2009 Instructions: 1. Please take this examination in one sitting lasting no more than one hour. 2. Please do not look at the problems before you begin the exam. 3. You may consult the text-book and your personal class notes during the exam. You may not consult any other materials during the exam. 4. Please describe your reasoning and steps as clearly as you can. Also, please write as legibly as you can. 5. You may use a calculator. You may not use a software like Mathematica, Matlab or Maple. 6. Due Date: Thursday November 5, 2009 10:30 am (you may bring them to class or drop them off in the box in Room 208 Thomas)
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Unformatted text preview: Good luck. Problem 1. As an adjustable brace BC is used to bring a wall into plumb, the force-couple system shown is exerted on the wall. Replace the force-couple system with an equivalent force-couple system at A if R = 21.2 lb and M = 13.25 lb*ft. Problem 2: Member ABC is supported by a pin and bracket at B and by an inextensible cord attached at A and C and passing over a frictionless pulley at D. The tension may be assumed to be the same in portions AD and Cd of the cord. For the loading shown and neglecting the size of the pulley, determine the tension in the cord and the reaction at B....
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2010 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Matthes during the Spring '08 term at AIU Online.

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