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Unformatted text preview: BRAE 312 HW17
Given: The common type of irrigation head gate shown is a plate that slides over the opening to a culvert. The coefficient of friction between the gate and its slides is 0.6. The gate weighs 1000 pounds. water t 10 ft 48 inch x 48 inch square gate culvert Required: Find the force (T), required to slide open this 1000 pound gate if it is set: a.) vertically (θ = 0 degrees). b.) on a 2:1 slope (θ = 26.2 degrees). c.) make sure to clearly draw and label your FBD d.) what are the mechanical components that might fail with these loads? ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course BRAE 312 taught by Professor Styles during the Fall '10 term at Cal Poly.
- Fall '10