Dynamics ME 3400
1. The 1500 kg four-wheel-drive jeep is used to push two identical
crates, each having a mass of 500 kg. If the coefficient of static
friction between the tires and the ground is s 0.6 , determine
the maximum possible speed the jeep can a

Dynamics ME 3400
1. When the driver applies the brakes of a light truck
traveling at 10 km/hr, it skids 3 m before stopping. How
far will the truck skid if it is traveling at 80 km/hr when
the brakes are applied?
Solution:
U n.c T Vg Ve
U n.c k mg (3) ,
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Dynamics ME 3400
Homework 2
Curvilinear Coordinates
Rectangular Coordinates
1. A particle travels along the path y 2 4 x with a constant speed of 4 m/sec. Determine the x
and y components of the particles velocity and acceleration when the particle is at

Dynamics ME 3400
1. Each of the two drums and connected hubs of 8-in
radius weighs 200-lb and has a radius of gyration
about its center of 15-in. Calculate the angular
acceleration of each drum. Friction in each bearing is
negligible.
Solution:
2. The pen

Dynamics ME 3400
Homework 4
Newton's Second Law (Rectilinear Motion)
1. Calculate the vertical acceleration a of the 100 lb cylinder
for each of the two cases (a) and (b) shown in the figure.
Neglect friction and mass of the pulleys.
Solution:
For Case (b

Dynamics ME 3400
1. If bar AB has an angular velocity AB 4 rad/sec , Determine
the velocity of the slider block C at the instant shown, using the
concept of instantaneous center.
Solution:
2. For the instant represented, when crank OA passes the
horizonta

Dynamics ME 3400
Homework 5
Newton's Second Law (Curvilinear Motion)
1. Calculate the necessary rotational speed N for the aerial ride in
an amusement park in order that the arms of the gondolas will
assume an angle 60o with the vertical. Neglect the mass

Dynamics ME 3400
Homework 3
Relative Motion and Constraint Motion
1. The mine car C is being pulled up the incline using the motor M
and the rope-and-pulley arrangement are shown. Determine the
speed v p at which a point P on the cable must be travelling

Dynamics ME 3400
1. The pendulum consists of the 3-kg slender uniform rod and the 5-kg
thin plate. Determine the location y of the center of mass G of the
pendulum. Also calculate the mass moment of inertia of the pendulum
about an axis perpendicular to t

Dynamics ME 3400
1. The drum has a mass of 50-kg and a radius of gyration about the pin at
O of kO 0.23 m. Starting from rest, the suspended 15-kg block B is
allowed to fall 3 m without applying the brake ACD. Determine the
speed of the block at this inst