# ﻿MER 201- Particle Mechanics Exam #2

February 26, 2009

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This exam is closed book, closed notes. Only the equation sheet may be used and must be turned in, Show all work and UNITS and please BOX IN the answer. There are 4 questions. Use the paper that is provided and please write your name at the top of each sheet.

#1 120

#2 120

#3 125

#4 135

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1. The stones are thrown off the conveyor with a horizontal velocity of 10 ftls as shown. Determine the distance d down the slope to where the stones hit the ground at B.

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2. The girl at C stands near the edge of the pier and pulls in the rope horizontally at a constant speed of 6 ft/s. Determine how fast the boat approaches the pier at the instant the rope lengthAB is 50 ft.

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3. The smooth particle has a mass of 80 g. It is attached to an elastic cord extending from 0 to P and due to slotted arm guide moves along the horizontal circular path r = (0.8 sin 8) m. If the cord has a stiffness of k = 30 N/m and an unstretched length of 0.25 m, determine the force of the guide on the particle when 8 = 60°. The guide has a e = 5 rad/s and e = 2 rad/s".

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4. Determine the velocity of the 60-lb block A if the two blocks ~re :eleased from rest ~nd the 40-1b block B moves 2 ft up the mclme. The .coe~clent of kinetic friction between both blocks and the inclined planes is flk = 0.10.

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