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Department of Mechanical Engineering


Engineering Mechanics Rigid-body Dynamics (EMC620S)
Quiz #2 (implemented in Moodle) Total marks: 72
Issue date: 11-09-2013 @ 14:00 Due date: 13-09-2013 @ 17:00
1. This quiz tests your understanding of the concepts of mass moments of inertia. Enter your calculated values! All your units should be in Kg.m2 2. You must have AT LEAST 3 significant figures in your keyed-in entries. There's a 1% error margin on all answers to cater for round-off errors. 3. The quiz opens at 14:00 on Wednesday 11th September 2013 and closes on Friday 13th September 2013 at 17:00. 4. Let's crack it! :-)

Question 1
An aluminium machine element is shown below. It is required to calculate its dynamic properties based on the following: Part 1 is the rectangular parallelepiped formed by dimensions 2*{A} m x {B} m x {C} m; part 2 is a quarter-cylindrical piece of radius {A}m and height {C} m; part 3 is the semicircular hole with radius 0.5*{A} m and height{C} m. The origin of the xy-z coordinate is shown (density of aluminium is 2700 kg/m3).

Determine the mass moment of inertia of Part 1 with respect to the x-axis (Ixx) [4].

Question 2
Determine the mass moment of inertia of Part 1 with respect to the y-axis (Iyy) [4].

Question 3
Determine the mass moment of inertia of Part 1 with respect to the z-axis (Izz) [4].

Question 4
Determine the mass product of inertia of Part 1 with respect to the x-y plane (Ixy) [1].

Question 5
Determine the mass product of inertia of Part 1 with respect to the x-z plane (Ixz) [1].

Question 6
Determine the mass product of inertia of Part 1 with respect to the y-z plane (Iyz) [2].

Question 7
Determine the mass moment of inertia of Part 2 with respect to the x-axis (Ixx) [4].

Question 8
Determine the mass moment of inertia of Part 2 with respect to the y-axis (Iyy) [3].

Question 9
Determine the mass moment of inertia of Part 2 with respect to the z-axis (Izz) [4].

Question 10
Determine the mass product of inertia of Part 2 with respect to the x-y plane (Ixy) [2].

Question 11
Determine the mass product of inertia of Part 2 with respect to the x-z plane (Ixz) [2].

Question 12
Determine the mass product of inertia of Part 2 with respect to the y-z plane (Iyz) [2].

Question 13
Determine the mass moment of inertia of Part 3 with respect to the x-axis (Ixx) [4].

Question 14
Determine the mass moment of inertia of Part 3 with respect to the y-axis (Iyy) [4].

Question 15
Determine the mass moment of inertia of Part 3 with respect to the z-axis (Izz) [4].

Question 16
Determine the mass product of inertia of Part 3 with respect to the x-y plane (Ixy) [2].

Question 17
Determine the mass product of inertia of Part 3 with respect to the x-z plane (Ixz) [2].

Question 18
Determine the mass product of inertia of Part 3 with respect to the y-z plane (Iyz) [2].

Question 19
Determine the total mass moment of inertia of with respect to the x-axis (Ixx) [1].

Question 20
Determine the total mass moment of inertia of with respect to the y-axis (Iyy) [1]. -2-

Question 21
Determine the total mass moment of inertia of with respect to the z-axis (Izz) [1].

Question 22
Determine the total product of inertia of with respect to the x-y plane (Ixy) [1].

Question 23
Determine the total product of inertia of with respect to the x-z plane (Ixz) [1].

Question 24
Determine the total product of inertia of with respect to the y-z plane (Iyz) [1].

Question 25
Determine the moment of inertia of with respect to an arbitrary axis if the axis makes angles of 120, 60 and 45 with each of the x, y and z axes respectively (I) [3].

Question 26
Determine the first principal mass moment of inertia (I1) [4].

Question 27
Determine the second principal mass moment of inertia (I2) [4].

Question 28
Determine the third principal mass moment of inertia (I3) [4].

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