Unformatted text preview: (b) Determine the forces in members FH
and EG using the method of sections.
State whether each is in tension or
compression. Do not use the method of
joints. A method of joints solution will
be given a mark of 0 (zero). Time: 3 hours
Page 2 of 3 GNG 1100 - ENGINEERING MECHANICS
17 December 2002
Profs. Droste, Hallett and Skaff Time: 3 hours
Page 3 of 3 5. (14 marks) Block A has a mass of 15 kg and block B
a mass of 30 kg. A force F is applied to block B as
shown, causing both blocks to accelerate (note that
block B is already sliding on the horizontal surface).
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