CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
J. Rice
Spring 2012
Homework Assignment 6 - SOLUTIONS
Due date: Thursday, April 5, 2012 (bring to Quiz 6)
Problem 1: Use the principal of work and energy to find the vertical deflection of the
simply supported

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
J. Rice
Spring 2012
Homework Assignment 2 - SOLUTIONS
Due date: Thursday, February 2, 2012 (bring to Quiz 2)
Problem 1: Identify all zero-force members in the in the roof truss subjected to an
unbalanced snow l

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
J. Rice
Spring 2012
Homework Assignment 1 - SOLUTIONS
Due date: Thursday, January 19, 2012 (bring to Quiz 1)
Problem 1: Find the reactions at B for the cantilever beam given below.
85 k-ft
A
18 ft
B
Solution: B

Lecture 7
Beam Deflections
CES 3102
Fall 2016
Learning Objectives
Define the relationship between internal moment and beam
deflection
Calculate the equations for the slope in the beam and the
deflected shape of the beam given the equation for M(x)
Calc

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
J. Rice
HW 7 SOLUTIONS
Problem 1:
a) 38.5 k
b)
c) 14.4 k
Spring 2012
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CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
J. Rice
Spring 2012
Homework Assignment 5 - SOLUTION
Due date: Thursday, March 22, 2012 (bring to Quiz 5)
Problem 1: The cantilever beam below is subject to the loading as shown. EI is constant.
a) Determine th

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CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
J. Rice
Spring 2012
Homework Assignment 3 (SOLUTIONS)
Due date: Thursday, February 16, 2012 (bring to Quiz 3)
Problem 1: Determine the internal shear, axial and bending moment at point C. Neglect
the depth of t

CES 3102 Ftool Quick Start Guide
This guide will give you step-by-step instructions for creating and analyzing structural models using
Ftool. This guide includes an example with screen shots and is specifically tailored to the types of
problems that will

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
J. Rice
Spring 2012
Homework Assignment 1 - SOLUTIONS
Due date: Thursday, January 19, 2012 (bring to Quiz 1)
Problem 1: Find the reactions at B for the cantilever beam given below.
85 k-ft
A
18 ft
B
Solution: B

Lecture 11
Virtual WorkTrusses
CES 3102
Fall 2016
Mechanics of Engineering Structures
Principle of Virtual Work
P1
virtual loads
1 n dL
Real
Loading
L
dL
A
= external virtual unit load acting in the direction of .
= external displacement caused by the re

Lecture 5
Internal Shear and Moment
CES 3102
Mechanics of Engineering Structures
Fall 2016
Internal Forces in Beams
Chapter 4 in Hibbeler
Learning Objectives
Define the sign convention for internal forces and moments
Calculate the value of internal fo

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CES 3102-Mechanics of Eng. Structures
Tuesday, September 20, 201 6
Internal Shear and Moment in Beams
Find:
a) V and M @ x = 5 m
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Lecture 10
Energy Methods
CES 3102
Fall 2016
Mechanics of Engineering Structures
Introduction to Energy Methods
Chapter 9 in text
Energy methods are used to solve for deflection in beams
and trusses
Previous methods involved the moment-curvature
relati

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
P.L. Fernndez
Fall 2016
Homework Assignment 5 SOLUTION
Due date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (bring to Quiz 5)
Problem 1:
60
EI
Problem 2: E 6.37mm
Problem 3:
a) B 0.09in
b) B 0.09in
Problem 4:
a) B 121.5mm
b) C

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
P.L. Fernndez
Fall 2016
Homework Assignment 5
Due date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (bring to Quiz 5)
Problem 1: Use the principal of work and energy to find the vertical deflection of the
simply supported beam u

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
P.L. Fernndez
Fall 2016
Homework Assignment 3
Due date: Tuesday, September 27, 2015 (bring to Quiz 3)
Problem 1: Determine the internal shear, axial and bending moment at point C. Neglect
the depth of the beam.

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
J. Rice
HW 7 SOLUTIONS
Problem 1:
a) 38.5 k
b)
c) 14.4 k
Spring 2012
CES3102MechanicsofEngineeringStructures
J.Rice
Spring2012
Problem2:
2
CES3102MechanicsofEngineeringStructures
J.Rice
Spring2012
Problem3:
Pr

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures
J. Rice
Spring 2012
Homework Assignment 6 - SOLUTIONS
Due date: Thursday, April 5, 2012 (bring to Quiz 6)
Problem 1: Use the principal of work and energy to find the vertical deflection of the
simply supported