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Unformatted text preview: equilibrium. Find : You are asked to determine the smallest value of F needed to maintain equilibrium . In your solution: a) Complete the free body diagrams for the crate and block A below. b) Clearly state all assumptions that you make and show any checks that you make on your assumptions. c) In your final answer, state whether the crate is in a state of impending tipping or slipping . S = 0.8 G B D A 2 ft 3 ft 5 ft S = 0.4 smooth F 3 ft 60 horizontal parallel to inclined surface 2 ft ME 270 - Fall 2004 SOLUTION Examination No. 2 PROBLEM NO. 3 Given: Beam AB is built into a fixed wall at end A. A distributed line load acts on the beam as shown below. A 2000 lb force also acts at end B. Find : Determine the reactions at end A due to this loading. Write your answers as vectors . 300 lb/ft 600 lb/ft 3 ft 3 ft A B 2000 lb 36.87...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course ME 270 taught by Professor Murphy during the Summer '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Summer '08