PROBLEM 10.95 The horizontal bar BEHis connected to three vertical bars. The collar at Ecan slide freely on bar DF. Determine the range of values of Pfor which the equilibrium of the system is stable in the position shown when 300 mm,a=400 mm,b=and 90 N.Q=SOLUTION First note sinsinAabθφ==For small values of and :ab=or ab=( ) ( )cos2cosVPabQab=+−+()cos2 cosaabPQb−sin2 sindVaaPQdbb−+22cos2 cosdVaaPQb−+When 0:=2aP Q
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2011 for the course EGM 2511 taught by Professor Jenkins during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.