PROBLEM 1.10: RESULTANT OF FIVE FORCES
5 forces applied at (0,0,0) with line of action through (x,y,z); See Table 1.
Resultant force FR.
Fx = |F|x/sqrt(x2 + y2 + z2)
Fy = |F|y/sqrt(x2 + y2 + z2)
AM35A HW2 SOLUTION
PROBLEM 1: H&H 2.15, ADEQUACY OF SUPPORT FOR A CUBE-AND-RODS PROBLEM
See H&H, but note that rod 6 is parallel to the x-axis, not (as it appears in the figure), aligned with rod 5.
Show that cube is ad
AM35a Homework 3 solution
PROBLEM 1: WEIGHT, PULLEY, AND ROD ASSEMBLY
A vertical load P is applied at the end of rigid rod B-C.
Figure 1. Weight, pulley, and rod
Neglecting the weight of the rod, express the angle
AM35A HOMEWORK 4 SOLUTION
PROBLEM 1: H&H 4.36, THE HYDRAULIC PRESS
As stated in H&H.
Consider the pressure p at a point in the neck of the hydraulic press, at depth h below the pistons. (It
appears from the di
AM35A HOMEWORK 5 SOLUTION
PROBLEM 1: THE TRUSS
5 @ 4m = 20m
P = 35 kN
Load in members FG, FH, and EG. Indicate whether the loads are tension or compression.
AM35A MIDTERM EXAM
This midterm exam is open-book and open-notes. You may use general-purpose mathematical software
(like Excel or Mathcad), but of course no structural analysis software.
The exam is due in my mailbox or
AM35A FINAL EXAM
Read these instructions and the questions carefully before answering.
Assume all figures shown are accurate to 3 significant figures.
This final exam is open-book and open-notes.
It is due in the mailbox