Problem S7
In a 2002 article in Nature, statics is used to answers
pressing questions in paleontology. If the T-Rexs
mass is 5000 kg, what is the force in the hip muscle
shown when the T-Rex is standing in the position
shown.
Write out all equations befor

BMED3400A, B, & D Spring 2011
Homework #1
Problems 7 and 8 due January 18
Other problems due February 10
Problem 3
You are working out your quadriceps muscles at the
gym. You load up the machine with M = 50 kg.
Let L1 = 30 cm, L2 = 40 cm.
a) Draw a free b

BME3400 Midterm #2
March 18, 2003
Name: _
This is a closed-book exam with one 8 x 11 page of handwritten notes allowed.
Calculators are allowed. Show all your work!
HONOR CODE
The conditions of this examination are subject to the Georgia Institute of Tech

Problem M13
Bar A is 2 wide and 1 thick. It has length LA and
Youngs modulus E.
A load P is applied to the bar. Neglect the weight of the
bar.
a) What is the average normal stress in bar A?
b) What is the average normal strain in bar A?
c) How much will b

Certain tropical fish have very rigid bodies and swim by
waving their tailfins back and forth. These fish can be
modeled as a stiff body and a stiff tail connected by a pin
joint. Assume that the force of the water pushing on the tail is
evenly distribute

Problem S6
You are an Olympic trainer for the rowing
team. Helga sits on a rowing machine as shown
on the right. She sits on a rolling seat, and her
feet push against the inclined footrests.
Just before she starts moving, she can exert a
maximum tension o

In a 2002 article in Nature, statics is used to answers pressing
questions in paleontology. If the T-Rexs mass is 5000 kg, what is
the force in the hip muscle shown when the T-Rex is standing in the
position shown.
Write out all equations before plugging

Problem S3
You are working out your quadriceps muscles at the
gym. You load up the machine with M = 50 kg.
Let L1 = 30 cm, L2 = 40 cm.
a) Draw a free body diagram of the gray L-shaped
element. Assume that the force between the foot and
the machine is norm

BMED 3400D & E Fall 2011
HW #10
Problems 6 & 7 due November 15
Other problems due December 15
Problem 4
The center O of the disk has the velocity and
2
acceleration shown in the figure. If the disk a = 5 m/s
rolls without slipping on the horizontal
surfac

BMED 3400D&E Fall 2011
HW #5
Problems 7 and 8 due September 29
Other problems due October 25
Problem 1
A human femur is mounted in a torsion testing machine, the
femur is subjected to a torsional loading until it fractures at
section a-a. The applied torq

Problem M66
You are testing a column of vertebral bodies and artificial spinal discs as shown.
You apply a load of F=1 kN to the top of the column.
-What is the deformation between points A and B?
-Compare the strains in the bones vs. the discs.
-Ebone =