113_Problem CHAPTER 10

113_Problem CHAPTER 10 - PROBLEM 10.95 The horizontal bar...

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PROBLEM 10.95 The horizontal bar BEH is connected to three vertical bars. The collar at E can slide freely on bar DF . Determine the range of values of P for 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 sin sin Aa b θ φ = = For small values of and : ab = or a b = ( ) ( ) cos 2 cos VP a b Q a b =+ + () cos 2 cos a abP Q b    sin 2 sin dV a a P Q db b + 22 cos 2 cos dV a a P Q b + When 0: = 2 a P 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.

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