Sample Midterm Exam 2 for ME10 Spring 2014
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Structures: Plane Trusses
Method of Joints
Statics
Lecture No. 9
Trusses
2
1
Introduction
A structure is any object that has the capacity to
support and exert loads.
Structures are usually composed
Distributed Forces (part 2):
- Center of Mass of a Composite Body
- Distributed Loads
Statics
Lecture No. 12
Review
Center of Mass
x=
x dm
m
dm
y=
m
x=
y dm
m
dm
z=
m
x dV
dV
y=
z dm
m
dm
m
ME10 Statics
Course Introduction
Dr. Tom Stahovich
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Riverside
ME 10 Statics
Spring 2010
Instructor
Professor Stahovich
Teaching Assistants
Equilibrium
in Two-Dimensions
Statics
Lecture No. 5
Objectives
Learn how to
apply the equilibrium conditions to determine
unknown forces and couples acting on objects
subjected to two-dimensional fo
Distributed Forces: Centroids
and Centers of Mass
Statics
Lecture No. 11
Distributed Forces
Every external force applied mechanically to a
body is distributed over a finite contact area.
Volume Dist
Force Systems:
Moments and Couples
Statics
Lecture No. 3
Review - Forces
You should be able to:
Resolve a given force vector into it components along
given directions.
Express a force vector in term
TV Antenna Tower Collapse
Engineering Ethics Case Study
Statics
Lecture No. 17
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Con
Free-Body Diagrams
Statics
Lecture No. 4
Objectives
Define the terms mechanical system
and free-body diagram.
Learn how to model the application of
contact and body forces on mechanical
systems.
Le
Frames and Machines
Statics
Lecture No. 8
Frames and Machines
A frame or machine is a structure with at
least one multiforce member (3 or more
forces) .
Distinct from trusses = entirely two-force me
Structures: Plane Trusses
Method of Sections
Statics
Lecture No. 10
Objective of Truss Analysis
Review
Determine the force resisted by each member so that
the member can be designed accordingly
Desi
Force Systems: Forces
Statics
Lecture No. 2
Objectives
Learn how to:
Resolve a given force vector into it components along
given directions.
Express a force vector in terms of unit vectors.
Express