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problemset_2005-34714 - 3 I am an avid fisherman who is not...

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Problem Set 3 EMA 4714 - Materials Selection and Failure Analysis Due Monday, February 7, 2005 - 11:45 am 1. As a design engineer for a high-performance bicycle manufacturer, you have developed an innovative design for the front fork [the piece that holds the front wheel and is attached to the frame]. What requirements are imposed on your design [e.g. performance and prescriptive codes] by the federal government? Cite the relevant reference[s] and provide a brief description of its contents. 2. What is the minimum separation distance between two swings in a playground swingset according to the appropriate ASTM standard? Your answer must be complete and unambiguous. Your client [still me] should be able to go directly to the exact source to verify your responses.
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Unformatted text preview: 3. I am an avid fisherman who is not particularly skilled in his craft. One of the obstacles impeding my advancement in the sport deals with having to change lures when the one I started with is not particularly productive. The problem is that terminal attachment devices [snap swivels] are easy to operate but their mass changes the action of the lure such that they don’t work right [i.e. no fish]. On the other hand, tying the lure to the leader with an acceptable knot takes time and manual dexterity [which I don’t have a lot of]. Using the U.S. Patent Office database, are there any ideas out there for products or processes to alleviate my problem? Cite reference and provide a brief description of its contents....
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  • Federal government of the United States, minimum separation distance, high-performance bicycle manufacturer, appropriate ASTM standard

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