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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.

3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. as appropriate. Review Example 2. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2.(d) Problem 2-4: (a) 3. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 2. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. 2. 3. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. (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. 4. 2. 4. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 2. Review Example 2. as appropriate. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 4. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude and angle.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. (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: 1.4 in text. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 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. 3. 2.1 in text. . Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Review Example 2.1 in text.

to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. 2.3 in text. putting AB in tension and BC in compression) 4. Review Example 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. try to figure out what direction the force in each member of the frame will be acting in. try to figure out in which direction the force along each line will be acting. but refer to Example 2. 4. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-12: All information for problem 2-11 applies.4 in text.. 2. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. as appropriate. as appropriate. 4. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 3. 5. 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: 1.3 in text.(d) 3. (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. 2. 5.1 in text.e.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Review Example 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Problem 2-13: . Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. as appropriate.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. the applied force is pulling down. When you draw your parallelogram. Review Example 2. 3. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. (i. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 2. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. When you draw your parallelogram.

as appropriate.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 4. 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. 2.(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. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. as appropriate. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2.4 in text. 3. (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. Review Example 2. 3.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-14: (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: 1.4 in text. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 2. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. 4. as appropriate. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-21: .3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 2. Review Example 2. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Review Example 2.4 in text. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. 4. 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram.

The final answer should be the same for FR. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. (a) (a) (a) . and its orientation angle. 5.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. Review Example 2. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude. 2. 4. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. this thought process should allow the angle between FA and FB to be determined. As the parallelogram is drawn. Use this process again for resolving F¶ and F3 into their resultant force. think about the geometry that would produce the shortest vector length of FB. F¶.1 in text and apply this procedure twice to find FR.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 5. Review Example 2. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 2. 2. 3. (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. 4. FR. 3. 2. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-23: Same as for Problem 2-22. except forces are resolved in a different order. as appropriate. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. 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. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle.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: 1.4 in text.

3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. as appropriate. (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: . minus F¶. Review Example 2. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. Review Example 2. 2. 4. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 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. as appropriate. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. The minimum force.1 in text. 3. F. 2. 5. 2.(d) 2. 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. (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. and its orientation angle.4 in text. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. F¶ is the resultant of the 2 given forces. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude. 2. 500 lb.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 3. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. in the unknown chain will be the given resultant force. 4. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Review Example 2. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec.. F¶.4 in text.

the x component will be 4/5 * 20kN and the y component will be 3/5 * 20 kN. in the unknown rope will be the given resultant force. 3. Review Examples 2. not two.4 of the textbook. Apply equation 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Using right triangle geometry. 2.e.6 in text. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 3.) (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. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.1 in text. Use Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given force in the x and y directions. find the resultant force. Review Example 2. F¶ is the resultant of the 2 given forces. 4. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. F. though. minus F¶. (There is only 1 force to work with on this problem. 2. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec. i. 2.6 and 7 in text. y components. and its orientation angle.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-35: . The minimum force.4 of the textbook. F¶. 2. 4. 2. 900 lb. Review Example 2. 5. Use the force triangle given for the 20kN force and the concept of ³similar triangles´ to find its x.(d) 1. 5. 3.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 2.. 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.

(i. (i. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Review Examples 2.6 and 7 in text. (d) Difficulty: Easy (a) (a) .1.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. 2. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components.1 and 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. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. find the resultant force. 2. Apply equation 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.e. 4. (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: 1.4 of the textbook. (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. 2.1. 2. 3. Review Examples 2. 3. 4. Apply equation 2. 3.4 of the textbook. Review Examples 2.(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. Apply equation 2.6 and 7 in text.e.4 of the textbook. 4. Using right triangle geometry.6 and 7 in text. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 2.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction.

y components. i. Review Examples 2.6 and 7 in text.6 in text. 4. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. The x component of each force will be multiplied by a unit vector. y components.e.4 of the textbook. 3. Use the force triangle given for the 26kN force and the concept of ³similar triangles´ to find its x. 5. find the resultant force. 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.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. 5.e.4 of the textbook. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. (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. 4. Using right triangle geometry. i. and the y component of each force will be multiplied by a unit vector. . 3. 2.4 of the textbook. i. The sum of the i and j components is the force expressed in Cartesian Vector Notation. Review Example 2. 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. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 2. 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. j. 2. 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 given geometry to determine the components of the forces in the x and y directions. Apply equation 2. 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.

(d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-44: .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.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.1.6 and 7 in text.6 and 7 in text.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction.(d) 2. 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. Review Examples 2. 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. 3.4 of the textbook. 2. 4. 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. Apply equation 2. Use the force triangle given for the 26kN force and the concept of ³similar triangles´ to find its x. (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. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Using right triangle geometry. Review Examples 2. 2. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. Apply equation 2. 5. i. 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. 2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 4. 3. 2. Review Examples 2.6 and 7 in text. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. (i.e. Using right triangle geometry.e. 4. y components. find the resultant force. find the resultant force. 3.

Apply equation 2.4 of the textbook. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-49/50: (a) . 2. 3. Using right triangle geometry. 4.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. 2. 2. 2. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-45: (a) Concept: Determination of x. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 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. Review Examples 2. 2. Apply equation 2.6 and 7 in text. 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: 1.1 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.(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. 3. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. find the resultant force. find the resultant force. Apply equation 2. 4. Solution I in text.6 and 7 in text.6. 3. 4. (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: 1.1 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.4 of the textbook. Review Examples 2. Review Examples 2. Using right triangle geometry. 2. find the resultant force.

Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 4.e.e. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.4 of the textbook. Apply equation 2. Review Examples 2. 3. 2.4 of the textbook.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. (i.6 and 7 in text. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components.(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. 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. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. Review Examples 2. Review Examples 2. 3. (i. Apply equation 2. 3.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction.1. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.1. (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. 4. 4. 2. 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.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude. 2. Apply equation 2.1.e.6 and 7 in text. (a) . Use Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. (i.6 and 7 in text. 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. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.

Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. 3. Review Examples 2. 3. Apply equation 2. 2. Solve for F.4 of the textbook.4 of the textbook. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. Use Scalar Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 2. 4. Apply equation 2.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude. (i.1. 2. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. 2. in terms of its components FRx and FRy. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y (a) . Write the expression for the resultant force. take the derivative of FR with respect to F and set it equal to zero. (i.e.e. Use Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 4. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 2.1. 3. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.6 and 7 in text. FR.4 of the textbook. Apply equation 2. (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. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.(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: 1.1. To minimize the resultant force FR. 2. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. (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. 3.

2. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. 2.4 of the textbook.1. (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: . 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. (i. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. y components of the 52 lb.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. 5. Use Scalar Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Write the expression for the resultant force. Review Examples 2. Review Examples 2. 2. To minimize the resultant force FR.1. FR. Solve for F.(d) components. Apply equation 2. 4. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. 2. in terms of its components FRx and FRy. Be sure to use the force triangle given to find the x. Apply equation 2. 3.6 and 7 in text. force. 4.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. 3. take the derivative of FR with respect to F and set it equal to zero.4 of the textbook. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.6 and 7 in text.e. 4. (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.

2. 2.8 in the text. Once the magnitude of F has been determined. Write each force in vector notation by using the angles and slope triangle. 3. 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. Use the slope triangle given along with the force component of 40N to determine F. forces.(d) 1. use the given angle and slope triangle to find the components of F in the x. force. 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. 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. 2. Use the direction angles calculated to sketch the forces.10 in the text. Review example 2. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. and then multiply by the applicable magnitude. Now. Use the direction angles to determine the unit vector of the force. . 4. 2. Review example 2. 3. 3. multiply this unit vector by the force magnitude to get the vector force. y and z directions. See equation 2-8. 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. Write the unit vector first.

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. 4. Difficulty: Easy (d) .9 in the text. 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: 1.8 in the text.9 in the text. Write the unit vector first. 2. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. along with the force magnitude. Review example 2. 3. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. 4. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. and then multiply by the applicable magnitude. to write the force vector. Write each force in vector notation by using the angles and slope triangle. Review example 2. 2. Review example 2. Write each force in vector notation by using the angles and slope triangle. Use the given angles and . Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. Apply equation 2-10 2. 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. 3. and then multiply by the applicable magnitude. Write the unit vector first. See equation 2-11 3.(d) 3.9 in the text.

4. Write each force in vector notation. 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. 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. Write each force in vector notation by using the given angles. 4. 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. Write each force in vector notation by using the given angles. 2. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. . Write each force in vector notation. Use equation 2-11. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. Review example 2. Review example 2. Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. 3. Use equation 2-11. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. 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. 2.9 in the text.11 in the text. 2. Review example 2. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector.9 in the text. 3.

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. 2.11 in the text. Review example 2. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. 3.8 in the text. Review example 2. 4.10 in the text. to write the force vector. Review example 2. See equation 2-11 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. Apply equation 2-7 to solve for the cosines of the direction angles. Write each force in vector notation by using the given angles. Use equation 2-11.9 in the text. 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. Review example 2. Use the given angles and . along with the force magnitude. 2. 3. 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 . Write F1 in vector notation. Apply equation 2-10 2. 3. 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.(d) 2.

See equation 2-11 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 2-81: . 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. Once the magnitude of F has been determined. 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. 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. y and z directions. Review example 2.11 in the text. use the given angle and slope triangle to find the components of F in the x.10 in the text.(c) (d) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Apply equation 2-10 2. Review example 2. Review example 2. Review example 2. 3.8 in the text. Write the forces in vector notation. to determine F. Use the direction angles calculated to sketch the forces. 2.10 in the text. Use the angle given along with the force component of 80 lb. 2. along with the force magnitude. 2. 3. Write each force in vector notation. Apply equation 2-7 to solve for the cosines of the direction angles. 3. to write the force vector. 4. Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. Use the given angles and .

Find the magnitude and direction of r. r. See example 2. r. Write a position vector. r. 2. (This is explained in Sec.12. Find the magnitude and direction of r. r2 and r3. from A to B. Use equation 2-13 to write r in vector notation. Mathematically determine what the position vector. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude. 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. See example 2.12.(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. 2. Write a position vector.8 of the text. . See example 2.12. r. Write a position vector.) 3. 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. 2. 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. 2. Find the magnitude of r. See example 2. is using the given equation as a function of r1. 2. 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. from A to B.14.

) 3. Write 3 position vectors from A to D. Write a position vector. Calculate the magnitude of r ± this is the length of the cord. See example 2.14. See example 2. 4. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude.12. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. See example 2. .8 of the text. 2.(d) 2. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude.12. Find the magnitude of r. See example 2. 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. 2. 2.14. 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. 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. 2. (This is explained in Sec. r. from A to B.) 3. from A to B. 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. Find the magnitude of each position vector and this will be the length of each part of the wire. 2.8 of the text. (This is explained in Sec. Write a position vector. C to D and D to B. r.

8 of the text. See example 2. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. Write position vectors from B to A and from B to C. (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. 2.) 3. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. 2. 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: 1.8 of the text.) . See example 2.). 3.15. 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.(d) 2. 4. 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. Write position vectors from A to B and from C to D. (This is explained in Sec. 4.15.) 3.8 of the text. 2. (This is explained in Sec.15. 2. 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. 2. 2. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. 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. Write position vectors from C to A and from C to B.

2. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles. 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.) 3. 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. 2. See example 2.8 of the text. Write position vectors from B to D and from A to C. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude.(d) 3. (This is explained in Sec. 3. See example 2.8 of the text. r. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. from A to B. See example 2.15. See example 2. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. 4. 2. Write a position vector.15. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles.14. (This is explained in Sec.).) 3. 2.8 of the text. 4.15. 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. 2. (This is explained in Sec. 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-103: .

2. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles. Convert this unit vector to a position vector acting from A to B. 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: 1.8 of the text.) 3. 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. This problem is the reverse of problem 2-102. 2. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. the unknown coordinates can be determined. Using the force vector.(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 resultant force and its direction angles Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Knowing the length of the cord. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. (This is explained in Sec. Use the given information to find one component of the unit vector in the direction of the force. 2. . Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-106: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vectors to determine 3 force vectors. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude.15. 4. 2. 3. from A to B. write a unit vector in the direction of the force.

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: 1.8 of the text.8 of the text.14.) 3. 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. See example 2. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. (This is explained in Sec. 2. from A to B. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude.14. A = Ax i + Ay j + Azk.8 of the text. 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. Write a position vector. i.15. B and C in vector notation. Write vectors A. 2. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude.e. 4. Write a position vector. Write the mathematical sum of vectors B and D. r. See example 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-110/111: . (This is explained in Sec.) 3. 2. 2. r.(d) 2. then use equation 2-15 to take the dot product.) 3. 2. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and coordinate direction angles. Reduce to simplest form. 2. See example 2. from A to B. in vector notation. etc. (This is explained in Sec.

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: 1.16 in text. Apply equation 2-15.9 of the text.(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. 2.9 of the text. Write position vectors for r1 and r2 and apply equation 2-15. 2. 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. 2.17 in text. follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 3. part 2 in Sec. 2. Once the dot product has been determined. 2. part 2 in Sec. Once the dot product has been determined. Refer to example 2. 2. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 3. 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. Refer to example 2. 2. part 1 in Sec. Write a unit vector for AB. 4.9 of the text. 2. Write position vectors and apply equation 2-15. . part 1 in Sec.9 of the text. follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Write position vectors and apply equation 2-15.

.9 of the text. Refer to example 2. AB and AC. 3. 2. part 2 in Sec. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. part 2 in Sec. 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. 2. Write a unit vector in the direction of the pole and apply equation 2-15.16 in text. part 1 in Sec. Apply equation 2-15.9 of the text. Write a unit vector for AC. Once the dot product has been determined.9 of the text. then apply equation 2-15. 2. 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. 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. follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 4. Write position vectors for sides of the triangle. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 2. Write the force in vector notation.

follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 2.9 of the text. part 1 in Sec. follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. part 1 in Sec. Refer to example 2. 2. 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: 1.9 of the text. 2. Write unit vectors for OA and OC. 2. Once the dot product has been determined. 3. 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. Apply equation 2-15. Once the dot product has been determined.17 in text.(d) 3. 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. apply equation 2-15.17 in text. 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 unit vectors for OA and OD. Write the force in vector notation and write a unit vector in the direction of AB.9 of the text. Difficulty: Refer to example 2. part 2 in Sec. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. apply equation 2-15. 2.

Refer to example 2. part 1 in Sec.9 of the text.16 in text. 2. 4. 3. 2.16 in text. 2. part 1 in Sec.9 of the text. 2. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Write the two forces in vector notation. 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: 1.9 of the text. Write the two forces in vector notation. Apply equation 2-15. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 4. 3. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Write position vectors in the directions of AC and AB. Apply equation 2-15. Apply equation 2-15. 4.16 in text. 2. 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. 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. 2. Write a unit vector for AB. part 2 in Sec. 2. Refer to example 2.9 of the text. Refer to example 2. Apply equation 2-15. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-128: . 4. 3. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Refer to example 2. 2. part 2 in Sec.16 in text. 3.(d) 1.

9 of the text.(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. 2.9 of the text. 2. Write position vectors in the directions of the edges of the bracket. 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: 1.16 in text.9 of the text.17 in text. Write forces in vector notation. part 2 in Sec. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. part 1 in Sec.9 of the text. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. 2. 2. Write the force in vector notation and write a unit vector in the direction of AC. . Write the forces in vector notation. 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. Refer to example 2. 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. Apply equation 2-15.17 in text. 2. 2. part 1 in Sec. 3. once for the projection to the x-axis and once for the projection onto cable AC. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Refer to example 2. 2. 3. 2. 3. part 2 in Sec. Apply equation 2-15. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Do this process twice. Apply equation 2-15. Refer to example 2. 3. 4. Apply equation 2-15.

Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns.. Refer to example 2. Apply the equation a nd 2 time to OA and AC. AB and AC.11 in the text. 2. Difficulty: Refer to example 2. as appropriate. Refer to the ³Procedure for Analysis´ in Sec.3 in text. part 1 in Sec. (i. Review example 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Write position vectors for OA. Review Example 2.16 in text. 2. For each angle follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult . putting AB in tension and BC in compression) 4.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 5. 2. When you draw your parallelogram.16 in text. 3. 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. 3. 2. Write each force in vector notation.(d) 4.9 of the text. try to figure out what direction the force in each member of the frame will be acting in. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. Apply equation 2-15 to OA and AB.e. 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. 3. 2. the applied force is pulling down. 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. 4.

BC and CD. Use the law of cosines/sines. 3. 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. Review Examples 2.4 of the textbook. (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.) 3. part 1 in Sec. 2. 2.8 of the text.6 and 7 in text.16 in text. 4. Write position vectors for AB.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. Apply the equation a nd 2 time to BC and CD. 4. 2. . Apply equation 2-15. Draw a force triangle. from C to O. r. 2. See example 2. Write a position vector. 2. Refer to example 2.14.9 of the text. (This is explained in Sec. For each angle follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section. Apply equation 2-15 to AB and BC. Convert r to a unit vector acting from C to O and multiply each component by the force magnitude. Write unit vectors for AB and AC. to solve for the resultant force in terms of F and . 3. 2. as applicable. 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. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec.

3.4 of the textbook.e.9 of the text. 2. as applicable. Refer to example 2. 2.3 of the text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to ³Important Points´ in Sec. to solve for the resultant force in terms of F and . Review Examples 2. Refer to example 2. Draw a force triangle.(d) 2. Write the force in vector notation and write a unit vector for BC. 4.2 in text (a) . F1x = 4/5 F1 and F1y = -3/5 F1 4.17 in text. 3. so apply equations of equilibrium. 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. 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. 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. part 2 in Sec. Review Examples 3. 2. 3.9 of the text. The FBD is given. Be sure to use the force triangle to resolve F1 into its components. i. part 2 in Sec. 2. Use the law of cosines/sines. 2. Apply equation 2-15. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section.6 and 7 in text. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult CHAPTER 3. 2. 3.17 in text. Follow the instructions in the ³Applications´ section.

2 in text. 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: 1.3 of the text. so apply equations of equilibrium. 3. It is not necessary to determine the angle of orientation of the force. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. (see hints for #3-1. Refer to example 3. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. Refer to example 3. 2) 4. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Difficulty: More difficult . 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.(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. i.3 of the text. 2.3 of the text. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3.2 in text. 2.e. i.2 in text. Fx = -3/5 *7 kN and Fy = 4/5 *7kN (signs refer to direction based on the coordinate system given) 4. Be sure to use the force triangle to resolve the forces into components where applicable. 4.e. Refer to example 3. so apply equations of equilibrium. Fy = 0 eliminates AB because it is a horizontal force. If possible. 3. The FBD is given. 2. 3. Be sure to use the force triangle to resolve the 7 kN force into its components. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. The FBD is given.

and solve for and the other force.3 of the text. 3. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 2500 lb.2 in text. 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 ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to example 3. 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: 1.2 in text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to example 3. If possible. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. Assume that the force in either AC or AB = 2500 lb. 5.2 in text. 2. 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. 3. Fy = 0 eliminates AB because it is a horizontal force. If it¶s larger. not the part originally chosen. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. that part of the rope controls. Refer to example 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3.3 of the text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 2.3 of the text.e. i. 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-11: . 2. 4. NOTE: Convert the mass of the traffic light to a force.

3. 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 for one ball and label all known and unknown forces. 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. NOTE: Convert the mass of the pith ball to a force.3 of the text. 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: 1.2 in text. Refer to example 3. NOTE: Convert the mass of the block to a force.3 of the 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. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system for one ball and label all known and unknown forces.(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. 3.3 of the text. 2. Refer to example 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 2. 2. Refer to example 3. . 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: 1.2 in text.3 of the text. 2.2 in text.

3.4 in text. 5. F. Apply the equations of equilibrium to determine the forces in AB and BC. 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. 4. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Apply the equations of equilibrium to determine the forces in AC and AB.3 of the text. Refer to example 3.4 in text. Refer to example 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Apply equation 3-2 to determine the force in AB and BC. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 5. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 3.4 in text.(d) 3. 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. 2.3 of the text. 4.3 of the text. 4. 3. 2. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 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. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Use equation 3-2 to calculate the amount of ³stretch´ or elongation in each spring. Use equation 3-2 to calculate the amount of ³stretch´ or elongation in each spring. . 2. Apply equations of equilibrium to determine the force. Refer to example 3.

Assume that the force in either AC or AB = 50 lb.(d) 3. If possible. 3. note that the force in rope AC = BC assuming a frictionless pulley. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 100 lb. 2. Refer to example 3. that part of the rope controls. 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. 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. 2.2 in text. and solve the other force and . If it¶s larger. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 50 lb. As you apply the equations of equilibrium. 4.2 in text. If possible.2 in text. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problems 3-20/21: (a) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System ± use of freebody diagrams . 4. Refer to example 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 4. Refer to example 3.3 of the text. and solve the other force and the flower pot weight. not the part originally chosen. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. that part of the rope controls. 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. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. 5. If it¶s larger. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 3.3 of the text. not the part originally chosen. Assume that the force in either BCA or CD = 100 lb.

and solve the force in the other cord and weight of the block. 4. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 80 lb. If possible. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 2.(b) (c) (d) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to example 3. NOTE: Convert the mass of the ball to a force. 3. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknowns on the FBD. 3.3 of the text. Difficulty: More difficult (d) .2 in 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.3 of the text. 4. that part of the rope controls. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 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. note that the force in rope remains constant as it passes over the pulley. Refer to example 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 2. Refer to example 3. 5.3 of the text. 2.2 in text. assuming a frictionless pulley. If it¶s larger. As you apply the equations of equilibrium. 4. 3. not the part originally chosen. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 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. Assume that the force in either of the cords = 80 lb.

3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to example 3. 2.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. assuming frictionless pulleys. Apply the equations of equilibrium. Use geometry to solve for the length of each cable required. Refer to example 3. 4.3 of the text. Be sure to convert the mass to force. note that the force in rope remains constant as it passes over the pulleys. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to example 3. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 3-28: .2 in text. the force in AB = force in AC. 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. 4. 2. 2. 4. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3.2 in text. due to symmetry. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 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. solve for . 6.3 of the text. Determine these forces in terms of .3 of the text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-27: (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. 3. 5. Given the force in AB and AC = 5kN. 3. By inspection. As you apply the equations of equilibrium.

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

3. assuming a frictionless pulley. to determine the length of the spring AC. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the force in the spring. Now. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. as appropriate.(b) (c) (d) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. This force will be in terms of . 5. Refer to example 3. note that the force in rope AC = BC=CD = weight of block D. As you apply the equations of equilibrium. 5. 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: 1.3 of the text.4 in text. Use law of cosines/sines. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at pulley B and label all known and unknown forces. 2. 4. 2. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Use law of cosines/sines. Refer to example 3. 3. 6.4 in text. Use geometric relationships to determine the orientation of the forces in AB and BC. Refer to example 3. 4. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3.2 in text. 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: 1.3 of the text. as appropriate. 4.3 of the text. 5. . to determine the length of the spring AC in terms of . 3. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. use the spring constant to determine the unstretched length of the spring. Determine the force in the spring using the spring constant. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces. 2.

Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 5. Apply the hint given in the problem statement. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. 2. If it¶s larger. not the part originally chosen.3 of the text. 3.) CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 750 lb. 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3.3 of the text. 2. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. 3. at the same time. Due to symmetry. Determine the force in the spring using the spring constant. You will need to re-work the problem with this force = 750 lb.(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: 1.2 in text.4 in text. the force in AB=force in AC = T. 4.3 of the text. 5. 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. 4. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the force in the cable. 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. that part of the rope controls. 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. Assume that the force in either AB or AC = 750 lb. Refer to example 3. . (They will not BOTH be equal to 750 lb. 2. and solve the other force and . Refer to example 3.

Draw geometry of the ³set up´. as below: y y-2 10-x x . 4. Solution will be trial and error. For a smooth pulley. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Plot this with T as the ordinate and as the abscissa. 6.3 of the text. Apply F = ks for the springs. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for T as a function of .4 in text.3 of the text. Refer to example 3. 5.(d) 4. 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. 3.4 in text. 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 4. 2. 2. 5. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. Refer to example 3. 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. AB=AC. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at pulley A and label all known and unknown forces. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces in the springs in terms of . 5. varying between 0Û and 90Û. Fx = 0 and solve for angles of orientation of AB and AC in terms of each other.

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. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces. 3. Refer to Example 3. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. (don¶t forget to convert mass to force) 3. the slope at that location must be determined. 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. N (d) 4. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces. This is Newton¶s 3rd Law.For equilibrium. Use the 1st derivative of the function to determine .3. . the force of AB on the pipe will act in the equal and opposite direction on the ring at B.3 of the text.3 of the text. these are similar triangles. To determine the direction of the normal force acting on the ball. 5. Refer to ³Procedure for Analysis´ in section 3. 2. As in this example. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force system at B and label all known and unknown forces. 2. 4. (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.

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

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

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

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

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