ME35a_Final

# ME35a_Final - Final ME 35a Handed out Sunday Dec 7 2008 Due...

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Final ME 35a Handed out: Sunday, Dec 7, 2008 Due by Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, 5pm Return exams to Maria Koeper , 321 Thomas Laboratory. Notes: i.) This midterm is open class textbook (Beer & Johnston), you may use your class notes and homework assignments. However, other resources like books, internet, etcetera, are not allowed. ii.) Calculators and symbolic algebra programs (such as Matlab, Maple, Mathematica) are allowed. iii.) This exams should be taken in one sitting of a maximum length of 3 hours. iv.) Draw clear diagrams, free-body diagrams and figures for your answers and calculations. v.) Write coherently and succinctly the principles that you are applying. Points will be subtracted if your line of thought cannot be derived from your answer

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1. (30 points) Consider beam AB shown in the Figure, assuming that the upward reaction of the ground on beam AB is uniformly distributed. (a) Knowing that a = 0.25 m, draw the shear and bending-moment diagrams and determine the maximum absolute values of the shear and bending moment.
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## This note was uploaded on 01/08/2011 for the course ME 35a taught by Professor Bhattacharya during the Fall '09 term at Caltech.

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ME35a_Final - Final ME 35a Handed out Sunday Dec 7 2008 Due...

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