Mid-term Quiz for
ENGG1010 Foundations of Engineering Mechanics
Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Class A ,
23 October 2008
Instructions:
(1) The quiz has four questions. Attempt all questions.
(2) Write down your solutions on the space below each question.
(3) Wrie your univ number
↓
clearly, and submit only these 4 question sheets with solutions.
University number : ______________________
Name: _________________________
(please write very clearly)
Q1
. A fighter aircraft landing on an aircraft carrier experiences a deceleration of
v
2
/
L
when its
parachut is open, where
L
is a characteristic length describing the parachute design. What is
the distance
s
needed for the aircraft to reduce its speed from
v
0
to
v
0
/e
1
(where e=2.71828..) ?
(15 marks)
Solution by Dr. Lixi Huang.

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