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1.A Function
Definition
Let D and R be any two sets
A function f from D to R is a mapping that assigns to
each member of D one member of R
MATHEMATICS
I
f :D R
D = domain of f
R = range of f
Let x be values in D, y be the values in R
f ( x) = y
x = in
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EEE 3601 Engineering Fundamentals
Mechanics Tutorial 3
Question 1
A football is kicked across a level field. The ball spends 3 seconds in the air and lands 60 m from
the point where it was kicked. (Ignore air resistance.)
What is the speed of the ball at
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EEE 3601 Engineering Fundamentals
Tutorial 6 Friction
Question 1
C
B
A
1000 N
D
1500 N
P
Draw free body diagram for each of the blocks C and D and determine the smallest force to start the block D
moving. Block C is restrained by a cable AB. The coefficie
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EEE 3601 Engineering Fundamentals
Tutorial 2 Mathematics
Solutions
Question 1
If u 3i 5 j
(i)
k and v 2i 5 j 5k , find
the magnitude of u
u 3 2 5 2 ( 1) 2 35
(ii)
a unit vector in the direction of
u
1
3
5
u
u
i
j
k
u
35
35
35
(iii) the vector ( 2u 4v )
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EEE 3601 Engineering Fundamentals
Tutorial 1 Mathematics
Solutions
Question 1
If f ( x) 3
2 x , find f ( 4) and f (11) .
Ans: f ( 4) 3 2( 4) 11 , f (11) 3 2(11) 19
Question 2
State the domain and range of the following functions:
(A)
f ( x) 3 x 2 2 x 1
A
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Name:
Class:
Machines
1
A simple machine raises a load of 160 kg through a distance of 1.6 m. The
effort applied to the machine is 200 N and moves through a distance of 16m.
Determine the mechanical advantage, velocity ratio and efficiency of the
machine.
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Solution
Machines
1
A simple machine raises a load of 160 kg through a distance of 1.6 m. The
effort applied to the machine is 200 N and moves through a distance of 16m.
Determine the mechanical advantage, velocity ratio and efficiency of the
machine.
Sol
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71316F/L2 Engineering Fundamentals
Assignment 1 2010/2011
1. Prove that
1 + cos + sin
1
=
+ tan .
1 + cos sin cos
v
v
2. For the vectors, X = 6i + 7j  k and Y = 2i + 4j  6k, find the angle between
them.
3.
r
r
For vectors a = 2i 3j + 4k and b = i + 2j
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EEE 3601 Engineering Fundamentals
Assignment Mechanics
5x@20% Total 100 marks
Question 1
Figure 1 shows a L joint ABC which is pinjointed at the support B. Two wires are attached to A
and pass over frictionless pulleys. Wire SA supports a weight of 60N a
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EEE3601 Assignment 2 Motion
71316F 09/10
1) Robin Hood shoots an arrow vertically upward. The arrow reaches a maximum
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
height of 90m. Neglect air resistance and take 9.8m / s 2 .
What is the velocity of the arrow at the highest point?
What i
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Tutorial 5
Class
Name
(
)
EEE3601
Moment
1
Find the turning moment about P in each of the following diagrams. State also
the direction of moment.
a
8 cm
3N
P
b
2N
7 cm
P
c
3m
P
7N
1
Basic Mechanics
Tutorial 5
Class
Name
(
)
EEE3601
d
P
30
8N
1.2 m
e
10 N
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Solution
Moment
1
Find the turning moment about P in each of the following diagrams. State also
the direction of moment.
a
8 cm
3N
P
Moment = 3 x 0.08 = 0.24 Nm (clockwise)
b
2N
7 cm
P
Moment = 2 x 0.07 = 0.14 Nm (anticlockwise)
c
3m
P
7N
Moment = 7 x 3 =
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EEE3601 Engineering Fundamentals
Tutorial 4 Mechanics
Question 1
Find the components of the 500 N force in rectangular coordinates
y
500N
147
x
(Ans.419.3 N, 272.3 N)
Question 2
A force vector has the components 45 N and 72 N in rectangular coordinates,
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I.A Motion
Distance
scalar quantity which refers to "how much ground
an object has covered" during its motion.
MECHANICS
I
Exercise
Start here
Displacement s
vector quantity which refers to "how far out of
place an object is"; it is the object's ch
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2.A Scalars and vectors
Two kinds of physical quantities
Scalar quantities ():
Has magnitude only
Example: length, mass, time, density, etc
MATHEMATICS
II
Vector quantities ():
Has both magnitude and direction
Example: force, velocity, acceleration
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III.A. Unit Vector
A vector of length 1 unit is called a unit vector
unit vector of v : v =
MATHEMATICS
III
v
v
i represents a unit vector in the direction of positive xaxis
j represents a unit vector in the direction of positive yaxis
k represents a u
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MECHANICS
II
II.A Equilibrium
A body is in Equilibrium if it moves with constant
velocity.
A body at rest is a special case of constant velocity
i.e. v = 0 = constant.
For a body to be in equilibrium, the resultant
force (meaning the vector addition of
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MECHANICS
V
V.A Simple Machine
What is a machine
A machine is an device by means of which a force
(effort) applied at one point can be used to overcome
another force (load) at some other point.
Examples of machines in daily life:
Scissors, pliers, leve
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MECHANICS
III
III.A Types of Beam Supports
Simply supported on points or knife edges
A diagrammatic view of a
Simply supported beam
Pin joint supported by a roller
Force perpendicular
to surface only.
Pin Joint supported by a roller
Ry
Roller: free hor
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Engineering
Fundamentals
FUNDAMENTALS OF SOUND
& ITS APPLICATION
Section 1:Nature of sound wave &
Section 2: Characteristics of sound
Section 1:Nature of sound wave
1.
2.
Sound is longitudinal wave
Know the terms:
Wave length
Frequency
Period
Pitch
loudne
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MECHANICS
IV
IV.A Types of Friction
Dry Friction (Coulomb Friction)
Occurs when there is a relative motion between two
rough surfaces without any lubrication.
Fluid Friction (Viscous Friction)
Develops between layers of fluid moving at different
veloc
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EEE 3601 Engineering Fundamentals
Tutorial 2 Mathematics
Question 1
v
v
If u = 3i + 5 j k and v = 2i 5 j 5k , find
v
(i)
the magnitude of u
(ii)
a unit vector in the direction of u
(iii)
the vector ( 2u + 4v )
v
v
v
v
v
the vector (u 5v ) .
(iv)
Question
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EEE 3601 Engineering Fundamentals
Tutorial 1 Mathematics
Question 1
If f ( x) = 3 2 x , find f (4) and f (11) .
Question 2
State the domain and range of the following functions:
(A)
f ( x) = 3x 2 2 x + 1 ,
(B)
g ( x) =
1
x
Question 3
In rightangled trian