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Determine the Radius of Curvature

For the composite bar indicated (see attachment), determine the radius of curvature caused by the couple of moment 70 Nm. a) 9.16 mm b) 12.73 mm c) 11.87 mm d) 10.41 mm

Determine Stress on a Given Beam

For the beam in the attachment, determine the stress at point D located 32mm below point A. a) 18.6 MPa b) -15.8 MPa c) 19.2 MPa d) 18.1 MPa

Maximum Normal Stress Due to Bending

For the beam illustrated (see attachment), determine the dimension b for which the maximum normal stress due to bending is 40 MPa. a) 7.45 mm b) 8.95 mm c) 8.33 mm d) 9.36 mm

Largest Bending Moment

For the beam shown (see attachment), determine the largest bending moment that can be applied without exceeding either of the following allowable normal stresses: +7 ksi and -12 ksi.

Kinetics of Particles and Newton's Second Law

Determine the maximum theoretical speed that may be achieved over a distance of 50 m by a car starting from rest, knowing that the coefficient of static friction is 0.80 between the tires and the pavement. Assume four-wheel drive. In answering this problem, how can you use the coefficient of friction without mass?

Determine Stress

Knowing that the couple shown acts in a vertical plane, determine the stress at (a)point A. (b) point B.

Finding Metal Removal Rate

In an electrochemical machining operation, the frontal working area of the electrode is 2.5in squared. The applied current=1500amps, and the voltage=12volts. The material being cut is pure aluminum, whose specific removal rate is 1.26 x 10^-4 in^3/amp-min. If the electrochemical machining process is 90 percent efficent, det

DB - Find the capacity of a cylindrical tank

1. Find the capacity of a cylindrical tank that is 250 feet in diameter and 30 feet high? 2. In the above problem, what is the capacity if the tank is 75% full, and what is the capacity in gallons? 3. If 50 pounds of chlorine are mix with 100 pounds of water, what is per cent chlorine solution that is made? 4. Find

Calculating Modulus of Rupture

See the attached wood block diagrams. If a break load of 250 lbs. is applied to the first wood specimen, how do I determine the Moment of Inertia and calculate the Modulus of Rupture? The only difference between the specimens per the attached diagram is that a 1/4" x 1/4" key-way is cut into the center of the 2nd specimen.

Future Value of sums of money over eight years

Your rich godfather has offered you a choice of one of the three following alternatives: $10,000 now; $2,000 a year for eight yeaers; or $24,000 at the end of eight years. assuming you could earn 11 percent annually, which alterantive should you coose? If you could earn 12 percent annually, would you still choose the same altera

Saturated vapor at pressure in rigid tank

A 1.8m^3 rigid tank contains steam at 220C. One third of the volume is in the liquid phase and the rest is in the vapor form. Determine: A) The pressure of the steam B) The quality of the saturated mixture C) the density of the mixture

Freebody Diagrams Problem

Draw a freebody diagram of the support pole AO for the awning and add the forces acting upon the pole.

Freebody Diagrams Problem

Draw a freebody diagram of a bar AB as well as the forces that are acting upon that bar. Use the attached file.

Finding tangent and cosine

Find the expressions (in terms of a and b) for cosine theta and tangent theta. Use the picture attached. See attached file for full problem description.

Pre-heating of combustion air?

250 psi saturated steam at approximately 400 degrees F is used to pre-heat ambient air at 60 degrees F through a 100% theoretically efficient heat exchanger. The desire is to raise the temperature of the ambient air from 60 degree F to 350 degrees F ---- I need to calculate the amount of steam energy in BTU's per minutes and

Design Air Mass Flow Required

Water enter a cooling tower at 400C and drops 150C of temperature before exit. The tower receives atmospheric air at 200C and 40% relative humidity. The air leaves the tower at 350C and 95% relative humidity. If the atmospheric pressure is 1.01325 bar determine the design air mass flow required to handle 12,000 litres/min of co

Material properties question

1) Three samples of aluminum are subjected to a constant stress and the times required to produce a constant strain of 0.1% during steady state creep at different temperatures are shown in table 1 below. Temperature (00C) 151 205 258 Time (hours) 100 1.0 0.028 Use this information to determine grap

A 1000 m3/minute air stream at atmospheric pressure is at a temperature of 82.2oC

A 1000 m3/minute air stream at atmospheric pressure is at a temperature of 82.2oC and a humidity of 60%. We want to cool the air + water vapor to 8.9oC to condense the water vapor. Determine the sensible cooling and latent cooling required to drop the temperature of the air mass from 82.2oC to 8.9oC and condense the water vapor.

Calculating sensible heat, latent heat, and heat of vaporization of water

A 1000 m3/min air flow at 170 degrees F and containing 60% relative humidity needs to be cooled to 48 degrees F to promote condensation of the water vapor in the air. How would you calculate the sensible heat, the latent heat, and determine the latent heat of vaporization of the water vapor in this air stream as the air is co

Determining maximum value of the average normal stress

In the problem attached, why are the pins not included in the calculation of area when the links are in tension? But the pins are included in the calculation of area when the links are in compression. See attached file for full problem description.

Stress and Loads - largest permissible value load

The cross section of the beam AD in Question 1 (attached). 1. Knowing the allowable normal stress due to bending +110 MPa in tension and -150 MPa in compression, find the largest permissible value load W if beam AB is not overstressed. See attached file for full problem description.

Mass-flow rate

Consider a flow for which the velocity vector is: u=(U/L)(xi-2yj+zk) Compute the mass-flow rate across a plane of area A that is perpendicular to the x axis and lies at x=3L. The fluid density is d. I know that the mass-flow rate, M, is calculated by: M=Double integration [d(u*n)]dA I am having trouble setting up the i

What is the axial deformation in the link?

Each of the two vertical links BD has a uniform cross section 0.375 X 1.5 in. Determine the axial deformation and normal stress in each link for the loading shown. Determine the axial force in each link for the loading shown. Use E = 29 X 10^6 psi Axial deformation a. 0.00196 in b. 0.00392 in c. 0.00467 in d. 0.0

Determine the stress on a steel rod

The rod ABC is made of steel (E = 29 X 10^6 psi). Determine the normal stress in section BC. Determine the deflection at point B and C. See attached file for full problem description.