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Unformatted text preview: ME 218 EXAM # 3 (TAKE-HOME) Assigned on November 28 th , 2011 Due on Friday, December 2 nd 2011 no later than 5:00 PM in ETC 4.152 with Ms. Cindy Raman (or you can slide it under Prof. Djurdjanovic’s office door at ETC 5.122) Directions: You are to complete this exam entirely by yourself with no outside discussion or help from other individuals. The exam is due on Friday, December 2 nd , 2011 no later than 5:00 PM in ETC 4.152 with Ms. Cindy Raman. You may use a calculator, Excel, Matlab, C/C++ programming environments, lab notes, homeworks and textbooks. Please turn in ALL written work stapled to this signed handout. This includes all m-files and code used to answer each problem EVEN IF NOT SPECIFICALLY REQUESTED. Label and title all graphs . Attach all requested material in a clear, ordered and organized manner . The professor and TA-s will be available during the week to clarify whatever issues you have with the exam. Every effort will be made to answer e-mails within 24 hours. Please sign the following contract after you have completed this exam only if it applies to you. Conduct yourself in a manner that will allow this contract to apply to you when completing all portions of this exam. Name (please print): ______________________________________ UT EID: __________________ Lab time/unique number: ______________________________ In accordance with ethical standards maintained by the University of Texas, the attached material represents original work prepared exclusively by me. I have neither offered, nor received help from classmates or other students while preparing this document. Signature: ___________________________ Date: _________________ PROBLEM 1: Numerical Integration (A real problem from my research – numbers are made up, of course) (20 points) A young researcher working in Prof. Djurdjanovic’s research group needs to quantitatively evaluate condition of a belt used for motion transmission in a material handling device. Damping ratios were extracted from belt tension oscillations (measured by strain gages mounted on the belt) and the researcher noticed that the distribution of estimated damping ratios drifted as shown...
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course ME 218 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '08