ME2301 Statics
Spring 2014
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University
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Han MWF
Hanson
Kumar
Moussa
Han TR
Hanson Honor
Anderson
Ru
Statics Exam#2 - Summer 08
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1. (25 points) A wooden board AB, which is used as a temporary prop to support a small
roof, exerts at point A of the roof a 228-N force directed along BA. Determine the
moment about C of that force.
2. (25 points) Four bo
Statics - Exam 1: Spring 2009 A Name:
1. (33 points) The following is a crane trolley. The trolley runs on an l-beam that has an
80mm web. Find the magnitude and direction of force P so that the resultant of all
forces is in the vertical direction. The ve
ME2301 Statics
Fall 2013
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University
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Your Instructor?: Idesman, Hanson, Qiu, Kumar, Moussa
Problem 1: If FB = 650 N, and FC = 520 N, determine the resultant force acting on the flag pole.
1.1 ( 5 points
ME2301 Statics
Spring 2014
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University
NAME:
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Statics Exam #1 Summer 2009
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1. (20 points) A crane is used to lift a concrete pipe weighing 5 kN into place.
If d = 0.25 m, determine the tension in cables AB and AC.
2. (20 points) Two cables are used to secure the overhang boom in position and sup
W12 Day 24 - Thursday
Thursday, November 13, 2014
11:01 AM
If we have a normal of 111.11N, the wheel will stop
What value of P will generate that normal force?
Class notes Page 1
If P=39.81N, a normal force of 111.11N would be generated, and as a result,
W13 Day 25 - Tuesday
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
11:09 AM
If P=75, Box A will slip over B
If P=60, Box A&B will slip on
the ground
If P=450, box A will tip over B
Class notes Page 1
If P=90, box A&B will tip over
together
Class notes Page 2
W15 Day 38 - Tuesday
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
10:59 AM
"Know that good men must not shrink from hardship and difficulty or complain of fate; they should take
whatever befalls in good part and turn it to advantage. The thing that matters is not what you b
W14 Day 37 - Tuesday
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
11:04 AM
Moment of inertia about
horizontal axis for a rectangle
Moment of inertia about horizontal
axis for a rectangle. If the axis is not
located at the centroid of the
rectangle, this must be added to th
W12 Day 23 - Tuesday
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
10:59 AM
Class notes Page 1
As the applied force P increases, the friction fights back and keeps the object in place.
Once a certain threshold is reached (the limiting static friction/maximum dry friction),
W10 Day 20 - Thursday
Thursday, October 30, 2014
11:02 AM
The entire distributed load is used to find the support reactions.
The section we are interested in calculating the internal loadings, we must draw with the loadings as they act on that
section
Cla
W10 Day 19 - Tuesday
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
11:02 AM
Class notes Page 1
The external force F is transmitted to the wall THROUGH the beam:
This implies that there must be forces inside the beam at different locations
of the beam
Class notes Page 2
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Int
Statics Exam #2: Fall 2008
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1. (33 points) When cars C and D stop on a two-lane bridge, the forces exerted by their
tires on the bridge are as shown. Determine the total reactions at A and B when
a 8.1 m.
2. (33 points) For the given loading of the b
Statics Exam #2 Spring 09
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1. (33 points) Find the moment about point A produced by the force at point B in the
following diagram.
2. (33 points) Find a single statically equivalent vertical force about point A that will
replace all of the forces, co
Test #2 Summer 2010
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1. (20 points) The Lunar Shelter has a mass of 240 kg on earth. The boom OC of the lunar crane has
a mass of 48 kg on earth and has a center of gravity at the booms midpoint. Determine the force
P in the hydraulic cylinder AB wh
Test #1 Summer 2010
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1. (20 points) The masthead fitting supports the two forces shown. Determine the magnitude of T
of which will cause no bending of the mast (zero moment) at point o
2. (20 points) What horizontal force P must the worker exert on
Statics Summer 2010 Final
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1. (20 points) Blocks A & B each weigh 200 pounds. Find the force P on the wedge to keep the
block in equilibrium. Coefficient of friction is .2 for all surfaces.
2. (20 points) Determine the distance (Y) of the X-X centroi
ME2301 Statics
Spring 2014
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University
NAME:
Print your name CLEARLY!
DO NOT OPEN THE EXAM UNTIL INSTRUCTED TO DO SO!
Please circle your instructor:
Han MWF
Hanson
Kumar
Moussa
Han TR
Hanson Honor
Anderson
Ru
FinalExamME2364
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1.(20points)Three cables are used to support a 900-lb ring. Determine the tension in each
cable for equilibrium.
2. (20 points) The cable and pulley system shown is used by a camper to hoist a backpack into a
tree to keep it out of t
Final Exam - Summer 2008
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1. (20 points) Knowing that 50 and that boom AC exerts on pin C a force directed
along line AC, determine (a) the magnitude of that force, (b) the tension in cable BC.
2. (20 points) A 64-mm-diameter circular follower B is h
FinalExamME2364
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Problem1:
A container is supported by three cables that are attached to a ceiling as shown.
Determine the weight W of the container knowing that the tension in cable AB is 6 kN.
Problem 2:
Gear C is rigidly attached to arm AB. If the
Exam 3 —— Summer 2008 Name
1. (25 points) The homogeneous wire ABCD is bent as shown and is supported by a pin
at B. Knowing that 6 : 30“, determine the length] for which portion CD of the wire is
horizontal.
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150 mm
Statics Exam #1 Spring 2011
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1. (33 points) The port hull of a catamaran (top view shown) has cleats at points A, B, and C. A
rope having 100 N force is to be attached to one of these cleats. If the force is to produce the
largest possible counter