Solutions for Homework #9
PROBLEM 1. (P. 32 on page 379 in the note) Consider a springmounted rigid bar of total mass m and
length L, to which an additional mass m is lumped at the rightmost end. The system has no damping.
Find the natural modes of vibrat
Height required to drop weight down rod to break rod (L.09, Sept. 27):
Suspension Bridge (L.05, Sept. 19):
maximum loss of PE= 0.5* Pfail *
E=Youngs Modulus, =stress, =strain
height above initial position:
Yield strength / yield point - the stress at which a material begins to deform plastically.
Prior to the yield point the material will deform elastically and will return to its original
shape when the applied stress is removed. Once the yield point is pas
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CIV102F Quiz # 1: 3-5pm Friday September 16, 2011
Engineering. Computation and Judgment
1. In a thermometer, a material such as mercury is placed in a sphere with a small tube exten