EM 306 Statics exam 1 - A . 2. During an engine test on the...

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1. A wheel is being rolled along the floor by a force T , acting at an angle with respect to the floor when it encounters an obstacle of height h as shown in the figure. The weight of the wheel W ; neglect the weight of the rod. a. Draw a free body diagram for the wheel. Pay particular attention to the direction of the reaction at the point A . b. Determine the reactions at the point of contact with the floor and the block. c. What is the force T necessary to start the roller over the obstacle at
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Unformatted text preview: A . 2. During an engine test on the ground, a propeller thrust T is generated on the airplane with a weight W acting at the center of mass G . The main wheels at B are locked and do not skid; the small tail wheel at A has no brake. a. Draw a free-body-diagram of the airplane, indicating the reactions at the wheels. b. Determine the reactions at both wheels c. Find the thrust T at which the rear wheel will lift off the ground. h r T A T h a b...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course E M 306 taught by Professor Rodin during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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