Statics test4 Summer10

Statics test4 Summer10 - overturn when carrying no load....

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Statics Summer 2010 – Final Name_________________________ 1. (20 points) Blocks A & B each weigh 200 pounds. Find the force P on the wedge to keep the block in equilibrium. Coefficient of friction is .2 for all surfaces.
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2. (20 points) Determine the distance (Y) of the X-X centroidal axis from the base of the figure.
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3. (20 points) The crane shown weighs 1200 pounds without the counterweight W1.What is the maximum value of W1 that may be used in the position shown without causing the crane to
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Unformatted text preview: overturn when carrying no load. With this value of W1, what is the maximum value of W2 without causing the crane to overturn the other direction? 4. (20 points) Calculate the magnitude and direction of the resultant force acting on the beam. Locate the point where the line of action crosses the centerline of AB. 5. (20 points) The uniform boom AC has a mass of 600kg. It has a ball and socket joint at A. Find the reactions at point A and the tensions in cables CE and CD....
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