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CHAPTER 1, GENERAL PRINCIPLES: Problem 1-1: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Rounding and Significant Figures Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the rules of ³rounding´ in Sec. 1.5 2. Refer to the discussion of significant figures in Sec. 1.5 Difficulty: Easy

(d) Problem 1-2: (a) (b) (c)

(d) Problem 1-3: (a) (b) (c)

Concept: Dimensional conversion between English and SI units Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to Example problem #1.2 2. Use the method of ³units cancellation´ to decide whether to multiply or divide by a conversion factor. Difficulty: Easy

(d)

Concept: Significance of zeros in numerical values and appropriate use of SI prefixes Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Look at the numerical value in conjunction with the units prefix to decide how the number should be appropriately expressed. 2. Read about dimensional homogeneity and significant figures in Sec. 1.5. Difficulty: Easy

Problem 1-4: (Same as Problem 1-3) Problem 1-5: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Units conversion Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use ³unit cancellation´ to be sure you are using conversion factors in the correct manner. 2. Convert to km/hr first, then use that answer and convert it to m/s. Difficulty: Easy

(d) Problem 1-6: (a) (b) (c)

(d) Problem 1-7: (a) (b) (c) (d) Problem 1-8: (a) (b) (c)

Concept: Numerical calculation and appropriate use of SI prefixes Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Do the calculation, then, by looking at the numerical value, decide what the appropriate SI prefix should be. 2. Refer to ³significant figures´discussion in Sec. 1.5 to decide on the correct way to report zeros in a numerical value. Difficulty: Easy

Concept: Units conversion between English and SI systems and Difference between mass and weight. Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: Use ³units cancellation´ principles along with correct conversion factors. Difficulty: Medium

Concept: Appropriate use of SI prefixes Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Replace each prefix with the appropriate power of 10, then use the correct SI prefixes. 2. See ³Important Points´ on page 14

(d) Problem 1-9: (a) (b) (c)

Difficulty:

Easy

Concept: Units conversion Estimated time to solve the problem: Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.

5 minutes

(d)

Difficulty:

Use the method of ³units cancellation´. To convert 1 Pa to psf, you will be going from SI to English units; to convert atmospheric pressure, you will be converting from English to SI units. Keep this in mind; it¶s important to use ³units cancellation´. Easy

Problem 1-10: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Converting mass to weight (force) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use acceleration due to gravity to convert mass to force 2. Remember that the units for a Newton are kg-m/s2 Difficulty: Easy

(d)

Problem 1-11, 12: (a) Concept: Mathematical manipulation of quantities of varying SI units (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Report your answers in standard SI units 2. Round to 3 significant figures (d) Difficulty: Moderate Problem 1-13, 14, 15: (a) Concept: Conversion of quantities from English to SI units (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use correct conversion factors 2. Report answers in standard SI units and round to 3 significant figures. 3. The use of ³units cancellation´ will be helpful (d) Difficulty: Moderate Problem 1-16:

Force of gravity between 2 objects; converting mass to force (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: Use acceleration due to gravity to convert from mass to force. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 1-17: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Estimated time to solve the problem: Hints to solve the problem: Use acceleration due to gravity to convert weights. Report answers in appropriate SI units of mass. Difficulty: Easy

(a)

Concept:

Problem 1-18: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: English and SI units conversion between mass and force, with a change in acceleration due to gravity Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: Use appropriate conversion factors and keep track of units. Difficulty: Moderate

Problem 1-19: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Gravitational force between 2 objects Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Substitute the units for each quantity into the equation and solve in terms of units. 2. Solve the equation with the given values. Difficulty: Moderate

(d)

Problem 1-20: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Manipulation of metric units in mathematical operations Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: Evaluate parts (a) and (b) and report in correct SI units. Difficulty: Easy

CHAPTER 2, FORCE VECTORS: Problem 2-1:

(a) (b) (c)

(d)

Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 3. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines, as appropriate, to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. 4. Review Example 2.1 in text. Difficulty: Easy

Problem 2-2(a): (a) (b) (c) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 3. Use the law of cosines to find the unknown force magnitude. 4. Review Example 2.1 in text. Difficulty: Easy

(d)

Problem 2-2(b): For Part (b), the above concept and solution method is the same as for Part (a), but F2 is now subtracted or negative. So, make the force vector for F2 negative and follow the steps above for Part (a). This part will take approximately 3 additional minutes. Problem 2-3: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram.

Review Example 2. Review Example 2. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 3. 4. Difficulty: Easy Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec.(d) Problem 2-4: (a) 3. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-7/8: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. as appropriate. 3. . 4. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. as appropriate. 2. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-5/6: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review Example 2.4 in text.1 in text. 2. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 4. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.1 in text. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law.

2. as appropriate. Difficulty: More Difficult Problems 2-9/10: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 4. Problem 2-13: .3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law.. as appropriate. but refer to Example 2. putting AB in tension and BC in compression) 4. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-12: All information for problem 2-11 applies. 3. 4.e.4 in text. as appropriate.(d) 3. Review Example 2. When you draw your parallelogram. try to figure out in which direction the force along each line will be acting. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-11: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. When you draw your parallelogram. 2. 3. 5. the applied force is pulling down. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. (i. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle.1 in text. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.3 in text. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2. Review Example 2.3 in text. 2. Review Example 2. 5. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. try to figure out what direction the force in each member of the frame will be acting in.

2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. as appropriate. 2. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-14: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.(a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 4. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problems 2-15/16/17/18/19/20: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Review Example 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. as appropriate. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 4. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 3. 3. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 3. 4. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec.4 in text. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Review Example 2. 2.4 in text.4 in text. Review Example 2. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. as appropriate. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-21: . 2.

to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Use this process again for resolving F¶ and F3 into their resultant force. 2. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 5. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2.4 in text. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-22: Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. think about the geometry that would produce the shortest vector length of FB. except forces are resolved in a different order. 5. 2. 3. this thought process should allow the angle between FA and FB to be determined. The final answer should be the same for FR. 3. As the parallelogram is drawn. and its orientation angle. F¶. 4. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-23: Same as for Problem 2-22. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. Review Example 2. Problem 2-24: Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. (a) (a) (a) . Review Example 2. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec.Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 4. FR. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. as appropriate. 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.1 in text and apply this procedure twice to find FR.

2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. in the unknown chain will be the given resultant force. 4. 4. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. minus F¶.4 in text. as appropriate. The minimum force.. 2. 3.(d) 2. 5. (d) Difficulty: Difficult Problem 2-30: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: . 3. Difficulty: More Difficult Problems 2-25/26/27/28: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Review Example 2. 2. F. F¶.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 4. Review Example 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-29: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 3. Review Example 2. as appropriate. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 500 lb.4 in text. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec.1 in text. F¶ is the resultant of the 2 given forces. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. 2. and its orientation angle.

2. 2. 5.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Review Example 2. 3. 2.) (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-32/33/34: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. in the unknown rope will be the given resultant force. F¶ is the resultant of the 2 given forces. 3. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 2.(d) 1. and its orientation angle. F.6 in text. the x component will be 4/5 * 20kN and the y component will be 3/5 * 20 kN. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. 900 lb. y components. though. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. Use the force triangle given for the 20kN force and the concept of ³similar triangles´ to find its x. Apply equation 2. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. The minimum force.4 of the textbook. 5. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-35: . 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.1 in text. find the resultant force. 2.6 and 7 in text. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude. Difficulty: Difficult Problem 2-31: (a) Concept: Components of a force in 2 orthogonal (perpendicular) directions (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. Use Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given force in the x and y directions. (There is only 1 force to work with on this problem. 4. minus F¶. 3. Review Example 2. Using right triangle geometry. i. not two. Review Examples 2.e. F¶..4 of the textbook.

3. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.6 and 7 in text.(a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-37: Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. 2. Review Examples 2.4 of the textbook. Review Examples 2.1. Apply equation 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 2. 4. Apply equation 2. Apply equation 2. 4. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. 2. 3. (i.6 and 7 in text. find the resultant force. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-36: Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (d) Hints to solve the problem: 1.e. 2. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. (d) Difficulty: Easy (a) (a) . Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 2. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.4 of the textbook. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.4 of the textbook. 3. (i.e.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. Using right triangle geometry.1. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. 4. 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.6 and 7 in text. Review Examples 2.

3. the x component will be 5/13 * 26 kN in the negative direction and the y component will be 12/13 * 26 kN in the positive direction. Use the force triangle given for the 26kN force and the concept of ³similar triangles´ to find its x. j. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 2. and the y component of each force will be multiplied by a unit vector. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 5. Review Examples 2. . 4. i. 2. The x component of each force will be multiplied by a unit vector. Using right triangle geometry.4 of the textbook. 2. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-40: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. Use the given geometry to determine the components of the forces in the x and y directions. 2. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-39: (a) Concept: Expressing forces in Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. i. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. the x component will be 4/5 * 600 N in the negative direction and the y component will be 3/5 * 600 N in the positive direction. Apply equation 2.Problem 2-38: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. y components. 2. 3. i. Use the force triangle given for the 600N force and the concept of ³similar triangles´ to find its x.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.4 of the textbook.4 of the textbook. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 5.e.e. The sum of the i and j components is the force expressed in Cartesian Vector Notation. Review Example 2. find the resultant force. y components.6 in text.6 and 7 in text.

Review Examples 2.e.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.(d) 2. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-43: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. find the resultant force. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. the x component will be 5/13 * 26 kN in the negative direction and the y component will be 12/13 * 26 kN in the positive direction. Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-41/42: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. y components.4 of the textbook.6 and 7 in text. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. Using right triangle geometry. 3. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.e. 2. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Using right triangle geometry. 2. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.1. 2. 4. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-44: . (i. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 3. 4.4 of the textbook.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. Use the force triangle given for the 26kN force and the concept of ³similar triangles´ to find its x. 2.6 and 7 in text. Apply equation 2. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. Apply equation 2. Review Examples 2. i. 4. Review Examples 2. find the resultant force. 3.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. 5.6 and 7 in text. Apply equation 2.

2. Using right triangle geometry.4 of the textbook. y components of forces for rotated coordinate systems (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.(a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review Examples 2. find the resultant force. 2. 3. Recommend the use of Scalar Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions for the rotated coordinate system. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-49/50: (a) .4 of the textbook. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-46/47/48: Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (d) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. 3.4 of the textbook. find the resultant force. Using right triangle geometry.6 and 7 in text.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. Apply equation 2. 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 2. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-45: (a) Concept: Determination of x. 3. 4. find the resultant force. Solution I in text. Review Examples 2.6. 2. 4. Using right triangle geometry. Apply equation 2.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Apply equation 2. Review Examples 2.6 and 7 in text.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.

(a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.e. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. Review Examples 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude. Review Examples 2.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction.e. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 2. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Apply equation 2. 4.6 and 7 in text. 2.1.4 of the textbook.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. Use Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 2. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-52: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. (i. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-51: Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Apply equation 2.1. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. 4.4 of the textbook.4 of the textbook. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.6 and 7 in text. (i. Apply equation 2. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components.e.1. 3. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. 4. (i. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. 3. 3. 2. 2.6 and 7 in text. (a) . Review Examples 2.

3. Review Examples 2. Use Scalar Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 2. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y (a) .4 of the textbook.e. (i. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. Apply equation 2. take the derivative of FR with respect to F and set it equal to zero. To minimize the resultant force FR.(d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-53: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Apply equation 2. FR. Write the expression for the resultant force. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 4. 2. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Solve for F.4 of the textbook. in terms of its components FRx and FRy. Use Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 2. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-54: Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 4. 2.e. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.1. 3. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-55: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.4 of the textbook.6 and 7 in text. (i.1. Apply equation 2. 3.1. 2. 3.

1.(d) components. y components of the 52 lb. 2. Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-56/57: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. (i. force. Apply equation 2.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction.6 and 7 in text. 3. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. FR. Solve for F. Use Scalar Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Write the expression for the resultant force. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.4 of the textbook. 2. 4. 4. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-59: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: . in terms of its components FRx and FRy. 5.6 and 7 in text.4 of the textbook. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-58: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 2. To minimize the resultant force FR.1.e. Apply equation 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. take the derivative of FR with respect to F and set it equal to zero. Review Examples 2. 4. Be sure to use the force triangle given to find the x.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. Review Examples 2. 3.

4. Review example 2. 3. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-62: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. force. 2. Use the direction angles to determine the unit vector of the force. . 3. 2. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-61: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.8 in the text.10 in the text. multiply this unit vector by the force magnitude to get the vector force. Use the direction angles calculated to sketch the forces. See equation 2-8. Easy Problem 2-60: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Once the magnitude of F has been determined. Write each force in vector notation by using the angles and slope triangle. y and z directions. Difficulty: Refer to equation 2-6 to determine the magnitudes of the Use equation 2-7 to calculate the direction angles of each Use the direction angles calculated to sketch the forces. forces. 3. use the given angle and slope triangle to find the components of F in the x. Now. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. 2. Use the slope triangle given along with the force component of 40N to determine F.(d) 1. Write the unit vector first. Review example 2. and then multiply by the applicable magnitude. 2.

Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. Difficulty: Easy (d) .9 in the text.9 in the text. 3. Review example 2. Write the unit vector first.(d) 3. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force.8 in the text. 4. 2. along with the force magnitude. Write each force in vector notation by using the angles and slope triangle. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-65: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.9 in the text. Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-63: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review example 2. and then multiply by the applicable magnitude. Apply equation 2-10 2. See equation 2-11 3. 2. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-64: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. to write the force vector. Use the given angles and . Write the unit vector first. 3. Write each force in vector notation by using the angles and slope triangle. Review example 2. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. Review example 2. and then multiply by the applicable magnitude. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector.

Use equation 2-11. Write each force in vector notation. Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-68/69/70: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-70: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. 3. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. Write each force in vector notation. Write each force in vector notation by using the given angles. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-71: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. Review example 2. 2. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. 2. 3.Problems 2-66/67: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. 3. Review example 2.9 in the text. . Use equation 2-11. Review example 2.9 in the text.11 in the text. Write each force in vector notation by using the given angles.

2. More Difficult Problem 2-72: (a) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 2-76: (a) (b) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes . 3. Apply equation 2-10 2. Review example 2. Review example 2.(d) 2. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. Difficulty: Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. Review example 2. Write F1 in vector notation. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-74/75: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Write each force in vector notation by using the given angles. Review example 2. See equation 2-11 3. Use the given angles and . along with the force magnitude.9 in the text. 3. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-73: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use equation 2-11.11 in the text. 3. 4. 2. Apply equation 2-7 to solve for the cosines of the direction angles. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector.8 in the text.10 in the text. to write the force vector.

4.11 in the text.(c) (d) Hints to solve the problem: 1. along with the force magnitude. See equation 2-11 3. Once the magnitude of F has been determined. Review example 2. Use the direction angles calculated to sketch the forces. y and z directions. Review example 2. Review example 2. 2.10 in the text. 3. Apply equation 2-10 2. to determine F. to write the force vector. use the given angle and slope triangle to find the components of F in the x. Write each force in vector notation. Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-77: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.8 in the text. Use the given angles and .10 in the text. 2. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problems 2-79/80: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 2-81: . 2. Write the forces in vector notation. Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. 3. Use the angle given along with the force component of 80 lb. Apply equation 2-7 to solve for the cosines of the direction angles. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-78: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review example 2. 3.

12. Find the magnitude of r. 2. r. See example 2. r2 and r3. Find the magnitude and direction of r.12. from A to B. Difficulty: easy (d) Problem 2-86: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.) 3. Use equation 2-13 to write r in vector notation. 2.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of a resultant position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Write a position vector. Difficulty: easy (d) Problem 2-89: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. is using the given equation as a function of r1. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-87/88: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a distance using a position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Write a position vector. Mathematically determine what the position vector. (This is explained in Sec.8 of the text. Difficulty: easy Problems 2-82/83/84/85: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude. from A to B. r. r.14. 2. from A to B. Write a position vector. r. Find the magnitude and direction of r. . 2.12. See example 2. See example 2. See example 2.

12. C to D and D to B.14. Write a position vector. Write 3 position vectors from A to D. 2. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. 2. r. 2. 2. Find the magnitude of r. . from A to B. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-94: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of position vectors to determine 2 force vectors and the resultant force as a Cartesian vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4.) 3. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude.12. r. See example 2. Difficulty: easy (d) Problems 2-92/93: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. (This is explained in Sec. See example 2.8 of the text. 2. Difficulty: easy (d) Problem 2-91: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a distance using a position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. See example 2.14. See example 2.(d) 2. from A to B. (This is explained in Sec. Calculate the magnitude of r ± this is the length of the cord. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-90: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a distance using a position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Find the magnitude of each position vector and this will be the length of each part of the wire. Write a position vector.) 3. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude.8 of the text.

8 of the text. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-97: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of position vectors to determine 2 force vectors and the resultant force as a Cartesian vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. 2.).8 of the text. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. 2. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. See example 2.8 of the text.(d) 2. (This is explained in Sec.) . 4. 3. 2. 4. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles. (This is explained in Sec.15. Write position vectors from A to B and from C to D. (This is explained in Sec. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-95: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-96: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of position vectors to determine 2 force vectors and the resultant force as a Cartesian vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.) 3. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude.15.) 3. 2. See example 2. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles. Write position vectors from B to A and from B to C. 2.15. Write position vectors from C to A and from C to B.8 of the text. See example 2. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. 2. (This is explained in Sec.

(This is explained in Sec. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles.8 of the text. r. 2. Write a position vector. 2. 2. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. See example 2. Write position vectors from B to D and from A to C.) 3.15. 4. See example 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-99: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. 2. 2.8 of the text.(d) 3. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-98: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.15. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. 3.14. (This is explained in Sec. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. See example 2.8 of the text. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles. from A to B. See example 2.).) 3. (This is explained in Sec. 2.15. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-100/101/102: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-103: .

(This is explained in Sec. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-105: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vectors to determine 4 force vectors and a resultant force Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. Knowing the length of the cord. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles. 4. 2.) 3. 2. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of coordinates from a vector force and known distance Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. the unknown coordinates can be determined. 2. . from A to B. Use the given information to find one component of the unit vector in the direction of the force. Using the force vector. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. 2. Convert this unit vector to a position vector acting from A to B.8 of the text.15. 3. the resultant force and its direction angles Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. This problem is the reverse of problem 2-102. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-106: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vectors to determine 3 force vectors. See example 2. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-104: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of coordinates from known a force resultant and one component Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. write a unit vector in the direction of the force.

8 of the text. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-108: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector and its coordinate direction angles Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. then use equation 2-15 to take the dot product. 2. 2. in vector notation. 2. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and coordinate direction angles. i.14. 2. Write the mathematical sum of vectors B and D.e.8 of the text. Reduce to simplest form.15. See example 2. (This is explained in Sec. See example 2. 2. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. Write vectors A. r. B and C in vector notation.8 of the text. A = Ax i + Ay j + Azk.) 3. (This is explained in Sec. from A to B.(d) 2. Write a position vector. r. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude.) 3. from A to B. 4. Write a position vector. See example 2. 2.14. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-107: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. (This is explained in Sec. etc.) 3. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-109: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Prove the Dot Product Distributive Law Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-110/111: .

2. 3. Write position vectors and apply equation 2-15. Write position vectors and apply equation 2-15. Refer to example 2. Apply equation 2-15. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-113: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Using the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 2. 2. Refer to example 2.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Using the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-114: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel and perpendicular to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. part 1 in Sec. 2. 4. 2. . Write position vectors for r1 and r2 and apply equation 2-15. part 2 in Sec. 2. follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-112: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. part 1 in Sec.9 of the text. Once the dot product has been determined. Write a unit vector for AB.9 of the text. Once the dot product has been determined. 2. 2.9 of the text. follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. part 2 in Sec.17 in text.9 of the text. 3.16 in text.

then apply equation 2-15. Write a unit vector for AC. Write the force in vector notation. Write position vectors for sides of the triangle.9 of the text. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 2.(d) Difficulty: Difficult Problem 2-115: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Using the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. AB and AC. Apply equation 2-15. follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 2. 3. Refer to example 2.16 in text. part 1 in Sec. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 2-120: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. part 2 in Sec. 2.9 of the text. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-116: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of position vector and trigonometry Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: as stated in problem Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-117/118/119: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel and perpendicular to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Once the dot product has been determined. . Write a unit vector in the direction of the pole and apply equation 2-15. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. part 2 in Sec.9 of the text. 2. 2. 4.

follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Difficulty: Refer to example 2. part 2 in Sec.9 of the text. Apply equation 2-15. Refer to example 2.9 of the text. apply equation 2-15. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-122: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. 2. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-124: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel and perpendicular to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: . Write the force in vector notation and write a unit vector in the direction of AB. 2.17 in text. follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 2.9 of the text. part 1 in Sec. Once the dot product has been determined.(d) 3. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-123: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Write unit vectors for OA and OD. 2. Once the dot product has been determined. Write unit vectors for OA and OC.17 in text. apply equation 2-15. 3. part 1 in Sec. 2. More Difficult Problem 2-121: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section.

Apply equation 2-15. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section.9 of the text. Refer to example 2.16 in text. Apply equation 2-15. Apply equation 2-15.(d) 1. Write a unit vector for AB.9 of the text.16 in text. part 2 in Sec. 3. 3. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-127: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vector forces Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to example 2. Refer to example 2. Write position vectors in the directions of AC and AB. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section.9 of the text. Apply equation 2-15. part 1 in Sec. 3. 4. 2. 2. 2. Write the two forces in vector notation.16 in text. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 2-126: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vector forces Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.16 in text. 2. 3. 2. Refer to example 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-128: . part 1 in Sec. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 4. 4.9 of the text. part 2 in Sec. 2. 4. Write the two forces in vector notation. 2. 2. Difficulty: Difficult Problem 2-125: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel and perpendicular to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.

Apply equation 2-15. Write forces in vector notation. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-130: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified direction Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.9 of the text. 2. Apply equation 2-15. Refer to example 2. 2. Apply equation 2-15.17 in text. Refer to example 2.17 in text. Write the forces in vector notation. 3.9 of the text. 4. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. part 2 in Sec. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-129: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.9 of the text. 2. 3. Write position vectors in the directions of the edges of the bracket. Apply equation 2-15. Refer to example 2. once for the projection to the x-axis and once for the projection onto cable AC. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section.9 of the text. part 1 in Sec. 2. 3. 2.16 in text. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-131: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vector forces Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3. Do this process twice. 2. . 2. part 2 in Sec. Write the force in vector notation and write a unit vector in the direction of AC.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. part 1 in Sec. 2.

Apply equation 2-15 to OA and AB. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. More Difficult Problem 2-132: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review example 2. When you draw your parallelogram. Refer to example 2. Difficulty: Refer to example 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-133/134: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult . For each angle follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram.16 in text. 2. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. part 1 in Sec. 2. Apply the equation a nd 2 time to OA and AC.9 of the text. 3.(d) 4. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 4. 3. Write each force in vector notation. 2.16 in text. Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. the applied force is pulling down. try to figure out what direction the force in each member of the frame will be acting in. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. AB and AC. Write position vectors for OA.3 in text. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-135: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces ± finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. as appropriate.e.. 3. 5. putting AB in tension and BC in compression) 4.11 in the text. Review Example 2. (i.

4 of the textbook. 3. Apply equation 2-15. . Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. For each angle follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Apply equation 2-15 to AB and BC.) 3. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-138: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. to solve for the resultant force in terms of F and . Write unit vectors for AB and AC. Write position vectors for AB. Review Examples 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-139: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector force parallel to a specified direction Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Convert r to a unit vector acting from C to O and multiply each component by the force magnitude.Problem 2-136: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Write a position vector. 4. 2. 2. Draw a force triangle. 3. See example 2. BC and CD. 4. r. from C to O.14. Use the law of cosines/sines.8 of the text. Refer to example 2.6 and 7 in text. part 1 in Sec. Apply the equation a nd 2 time to BC and CD.16 in text. 2. 2.9 of the text. as applicable. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-137: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. (This is explained in Sec. 2.

4 of the textbook. part 2 in Sec.e. Review Examples 2. The FBD is given. F1x = 4/5 F1 and F1y = -3/5 F1 4. 2. 3. as applicable. 2.(d) 2. 2. Write the force in vector notation and write a unit vector for BC. 2. Refer to example 2. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. i.3 of the text. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-141: Concept: Resultants and components of forces Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (d) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Be sure to use the force triangle to resolve F1 into its components. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 2.17 in text. Refer to example 2.9 of the text. to solve for the resultant force in terms of F and . Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-140: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified direction Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult CHAPTER 3. EQUILIBRIUM OF A PARTICLE: Abbreviation for ³free-body diagrams´ will be FBD¶s Problem 3-1: (a) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review Examples 3. 3.2 in text (a) . 3.17 in text. 2. part 2 in Sec. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Draw a force triangle. Apply equation 2-15. Use the law of cosines/sines.6 and 7 in text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3.9 of the text. 4. so apply equations of equilibrium. 3.

If possible. 2. Refer to example 3. 2. 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3.3 of the text. The FBD is given.2 in text.2 in text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. i. Refer to example 3. (see hints for #3-1.2 in text. 2. It is not necessary to determine the angle of orientation of the force. so apply equations of equilibrium. so apply equations of equilibrium. i.(d) Problem 3-2: (a) (b) (c) Difficulty: Easy (d) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 2) 4.e. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 3-7: (a) (b) (c) (d) Problem 3-8: Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: Easy Problems 3-3/4/5/6: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Be sure to use the force triangle to resolve the forces into components where applicable. 3. Fx = -3/5 *7 kN and Fy = 4/5 *7kN (signs refer to direction based on the coordinate system given) 4. Refer to example 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 3.e. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. Be sure to use the force triangle to resolve the 7 kN force into its components. 4. Fy = 0 eliminates AB because it is a horizontal force. The FBD is given.3 of the text. Difficulty: More difficult .3 of the text.

Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to example 3.3 of the text.e. 2. NOTE: Convert the mass of the traffic light to a force. Refer to example 3. 2. 4.2 in text. that part of the rope controls. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 3.2 in text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. i.3 of the text. If it¶s larger. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Fy = 0 eliminates AB because it is a horizontal force. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 2500 lb. Assume that the force in either AC or AB = 2500 lb. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-11: . not the part originally chosen. and solve for and the other force. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces.(a) (b) (c) (d) Problem 3-9: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.2 in text. 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. 5. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-10: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to example 3. 3.3 of the text. If possible. 2.

3. Refer to example 3. 2. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system for one ball and label all known and unknown forces.3 of the text.2 in text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 2.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. NOTE: Convert the mass of the block to a force. NOTE: Convert the mass of the pith ball to a force. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-13: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.3 of the text. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-12: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3.2 in text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. . Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system for one ball and label all known and unknown forces. 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to example 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-14: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.3 of the text. 2.2 in text. 2.3 of the text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to example 3.

Apply equations of equilibrium to determine the force. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-17: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3.4 in text. 4. Use equation 3-2 to calculate the amount of ³stretch´ or elongation in each spring. 5. Use equation 3-2 to calculate the amount of ³stretch´ or elongation in each spring.(d) 3.3 of the text.3 of the text. Apply the equations of equilibrium to determine the forces in AC and AB. 2. 2.4 in text.4 in text. 3. F. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to example 3. . 2. 3. 4. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-16: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Apply the equations of equilibrium to determine the forces in AB and BC. 5. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to example 3. Apply equation 3-2 to determine the force in AB and BC. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-15: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. Refer to example 3.3 of the text.

apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-18: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.(d) 3. Refer to example 3. 4. 2. 3. 3. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 100 lb. 2. If it¶s larger. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation.3 of the text. and solve the other force and . Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 5. If possible.2 in text.2 in text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to example 3. If possible. 4. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. If it¶s larger. Refer to example 3. Assume that the force in either AC or AB = 50 lb. that part of the rope controls. note that the force in rope AC = BC assuming a frictionless pulley. not the part originally chosen. 5. 4.2 in text. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-19: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. As you apply the equations of equilibrium.3 of the text. Assume that the force in either BCA or CD = 100 lb. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problems 3-20/21: (a) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams . CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 50 lb. that part of the rope controls. not the part originally chosen. and solve the other force and the flower pot weight.

If it¶s larger. NOTE: Convert the mass of the ball to a force. 4. 2. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. and solve the force in the other cord and weight of the block. 4. 2. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 5. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. 3. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknowns on the FBD. Refer to example 3. assuming a frictionless pulley. 2. If possible. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces.2 in text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 3. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 80 lb.3 of the text. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-22: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: More difficult (d) . Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-23: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.(b) (c) (d) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3.3 of the text.2 in text.2 in text. Assume that the force in either of the cords = 80 lb. As you apply the equations of equilibrium. Refer to example 3.3 of the text. Refer to example 3. note that the force in rope remains constant as it passes over the pulley. 4. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. not the part originally chosen. that part of the rope controls.

Apply the equations of equilibrium. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces. 6.2 in text. Given the force in AB and AC = 5kN. solve for .3 of the text. 5. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-27: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.2 in text. note that the force in rope remains constant as it passes over the pulleys. Use geometry to solve for the length of each cable required. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. By inspection. 2. Refer to example 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces. assuming frictionless pulleys. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problems 3-25/26: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. As you apply the equations of equilibrium. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 3-28: . Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 2. 4. 3. 4.2 in text. Apply the equations of equilibrium.3 of the text. Be sure to convert the mass to force. 4. 2.3 of the text. due to symmetry. the force in AB = force in AC.Problem 3-24: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Determine these forces in terms of . 3. Refer to example 3. Refer to example 3.

Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3.2 in text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 5. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-31: (a) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams . 4. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces.2 in text. Knowing that the force in the string. Apply the equations of equilibrium. 3.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. i.3 of the text. Plot this function for . 2. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-30: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the force in the cable for each orientation.e. the force in AB and AC = 15 lb. solve for the angle that the string makes with horizontal. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force system for each orientation of the cable and label all known and unknown forces. 4. 3. Refer to example 3.. Refer to example 3.2 in text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Difficulty: Difficult Problem 3-29: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to example 3.3 of the text. Solve for F in terms of . 4. 2.3 of the text. 2. 3.

3 of the text. 4. to determine the length of the spring AC. Now.3 of the text.2 in text. as appropriate. 3. 5. Refer to example 3. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-32: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Determine the force in the spring using the spring constant. 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to example 3.4 in text. 4. Refer to example 3. 4.(b) (c) (d) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. . Use law of cosines/sines. Use law of cosines/sines. assuming a frictionless pulley. as appropriate. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 3-33: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 6. 5. As you apply the equations of equilibrium. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces. 2. This force will be in terms of . Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. use the spring constant to determine the unstretched length of the spring. Use geometric relationships to determine the orientation of the forces in AB and BC. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the force in the spring. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at pulley B and label all known and unknown forces.4 in text.3 of the text. to determine the length of the spring AC in terms of . Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 5. 3. 2. note that the force in rope AC = BC=CD = weight of block D.

Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Assume that the force in either AB or AC = 750 lb. 5. (They will not BOTH be equal to 750 lb. 3. Refer to example 3. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the force in the cable. You will need to re-work the problem with this force = 750 lb. 3.3 of the text. and solve the other force and .3 of the text. 4. Refer to example 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-36: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Due to symmetry. 2. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. . Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 3-35: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3. Apply the hint given in the problem statement. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces.3 of the text. that part of the rope controls. the force in AB=force in AC = T. 2. 5.2 in text. Determine the force in the spring using the spring constant. not the part originally chosen. 2. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces.) CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 750 lb. at the same time.4 in text. If it¶s larger. 4.(d) Difficulty: Difficult Problem 3-34: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.

3 of the text. Refer to example 3.3 of the text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Apply F = ks for the springs. 3. 6. 2. 5. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at pulley A and label all known and unknown forces.4 in text. as below: y y-2 10-x x . Plot this with T as the ordinate and as the abscissa. 4. For a smooth pulley. 2. 5.(d) 4. Solution will be trial and error. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-37: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. varying between 0Û and 90Û. Refer to example 3. Fx = 0 and solve for angles of orientation of AB and AC in terms of each other. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces in the springs in terms of . 4. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for T as a function of . 5. AB=AC. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 3-38: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 25 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.4 in text. Draw geometry of the ³set up´. 3.

. N (d) 4.3 of the text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. the slope at that location must be determined.For equilibrium. Find the hypotenuse of each triangle in terms of x and y and use the fact that the total length of the rope is known to determine y. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. the force of AB on the pipe will act in the equal and opposite direction on the ring at B. 3. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces. these are similar triangles. Refer to Example 3.3. To determine the direction of the normal force acting on the ball. This is Newton¶s 3rd Law. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces. 4. Use the 1st derivative of the function to determine . (d) Difficulty: Very Challenging Problem 3-39: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Difficulty: Challenging Problem 3-40: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. As in this example. 2. 5.3 of the text. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force system at B and label all known and unknown forces. (don¶t forget to convert mass to force) 3.

Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces on this FBD. Difficulty: Difficult .(d) 6.

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3.e. then if the answer to the force in a member is negative. Joint B) d) Problem 6-2: (a) Concept: Method of Joints to solve a truss problem (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.. Support reactions are not required to solve problem. (i. (i. that member is in compression. look for one with 2 or less unknowns acting on it. Joint B) (d) Problem 6-3: (a) Concept: Method of Joints for truss members and determining member forces ³by inspection´. To choose a joint to begin your analysis. 2. To choose a joint to begin your analysis.CHAPTER 6: Problem 6-1: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Method of Joints to solve a truss problem 15 minutes Estimated time to solve the problem: Hints to solve the problem: 1. Show all truss member forces on FBD as tensile (pulling) forces. look for one with 2 or less unknowns acting on it.. 3. that member is in compression. Show all truss member forces on joint FBD¶s as tensile (pulling) forces. Support reactions are not required to solve problem. 2. then if the answer to the force in a member is negative.e. Difficulty: Easy 15 minutes Difficulty: Easy .

look for one with 2 or less unknowns acting on it.. Estimated time required to solve the problem: 20 min. Medium (d) Difficulty: Problem 6-5: (a) Concept: Method of Joints for truss members and determining member forces ³by inspection´. (b) Estimated time required to solve the problem: 20 min. 2. the student should be able to find unknown members ³by inspection´. if P2 = zero. To choose a joint to begin your analysis. 20 min. Joint B) (d) Problem 6-4: (a) Concept: Method of Joints for truss members. First. (i. and determining member forces ³by inspection´. zero force members. and AB = BC. P2 For example. (c) Hints to solve the problem: .(b) (c) Estimated time required to solve the problem: Hints to solve the problem: 1. look for any joints where members are parallel and perpendicular to each other. By visualizing a FBD of the joint and knowing that it must be in static equilibrium. Joint B: AB BC BD ³By Inspection´. BD = P2 in compression.e. Difficulty: Medium (b) (c) Hints to solve the problem: (See hints for Problem #6-4) 1. Additionally. then BD is a ³zero force member´.

2. To choose a joint to begin your analysis. the student should be able to find unknown members ³by inspection´. and AB = BC.. By visualizing a FBD of the joint and knowing that it must be in static equilibrium.e. Joint B) (d) Difficulty: Medium . First. BE = 2P in compression.1. look for any joints where members are parallel and perpendicular to each other. 2P For example. (i. Joint B: AB BC BE ³By Inspection´. look for one with 2 or less unknowns acting on it.

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