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Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila

College of Engineering and Technology


Engineering Mathematical Society
STATICS OF RIGID BODIES
1. A block is resting on an incline of slope 5:12 as
shown in the figure. It is subjected to a force F=500N
on a slope of 3:4. Determine the components of F
Parallel and perpendicular to the incline.

4. Two forces P and Q pass through a point A which


is 4m to the right of and m above the horizontal force
Q is 445N directed up to the left at 60o with the
horizontal. Determine the moment of the resultant of
these two forces with respect to O.
5. Compute where the resultant of the forces shown
in Fig. P-228 intersects the x and y axes.

2. A force P=800n is shown in Figure


a) Find the y-component of P with respect to x and y
axis.
b) Find the y-component of P with respect to x and
y axis.
c) Find the y-component of P with respect to x and y
axis.
d) Find the y-component of P with respect to x and
y axis.

6. A parallel force system acts on the lever shown in


Fig. P-236. Determine the magnitude and position of
the resultant.

7. Find the value of P and F so that the four forces


shown produce an upward resultant of 300lb acting at
4ft from the left end of the bar.

3. The magnitude of vertical force F shown in Fig. P016 is 8000N. Resolve F into components parallel to
the bars AB and AC.

8. Locate the amount and position of the resultant of


the loads acting on the Fink truss.

Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila


College of Engineering and Technology
Engineering Mathematical Society
9. Determine the resultant moment about point A of
the system of forces shown. Each square is 1ft on a
side

10. The three-step pulley shown is subjected to the


given couples. Compute the value of the resultant
couple. Also determine the forces acting at the rim of
the middle pulley that are required to balance the
given system.

14. Determine the values of and so that the


forces shown in the figure will be in equilibrium.

15. The system of knotted cords shown in the figure


supports the indicated weights. Compute the tensile
force in each cord.

11. Determine completely the resultant of the forces


acting on the step pulley shown.
16. Cords are loop around a small spacer separating
two cylinders each weighing 400lb and pass, as
shown in the figure over a frictionless pulleys to
weights of 200lb and 400lb. Determine the angle
and the normal pressure N between the cylinders and
the smooth horizontal surface.
12. The Howe rood truss shown carries the given
loads. The wind loads are perpendicular to the
inclined members. Determine the magnitude of the
resultant, its inclination with the horizontal, and
where it intersects AB.

17. The Fink truss shown is supported by a roller at A


and a hinge at B. The Given loads are normal to the
inclined member. Determine the reactions at A and
B.
13. A cylinder weighing 400lb is held against a
smooth incline by means of the weightless rod AB in
Fig. P-309. Determine the forces P and N exerted in
the cylinder by the rod and the incline.

Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila


College of Engineering and Technology
Engineering Mathematical Society
18. A wheel of 10-in radius carries a load of 1000lb,
as shown. (a) Determine the horizontal force P
applied at the center which is necessary to start the
wheel over a 5-in block. Also find the reaction at the
block. (b) if the force P may be inclined at any angle
with the horizontal, determine the minimum value of
P to start the wheel over the block; the angle P makes
with the horizontal; and the reaction at the block.

Answers:
1. Fx = 253.85 kN, Fy = -430.77 kN
2. a. Py = 400 N, b. Py = 692.82 N
c. Py = 800 N, d. Py = 461.88 N
3. FAB = 4256.71 N, FAC = 10 778.37 N
4. MO = 1676.74 N-m (counter-clockwise)
5. a = 6.53 in. to the left of point O
b = 1.53 in. above point O
6. R = 110 lb. downward at 6 ft. to the right of A

19. Determine the Reaction R1 and R2 of the beam in


the figure loaded with a concentrated load of 1600 lb
and a load varying from zero to an intensity of 400 lb
per ft.

7. F = 200 lb., P = 400 lb.


8. R = 15 130 N downward at 3.62 to the right of left
support.
9. MA = 560.8 lb-ft clockwise
10. CR = 760 lb-in counter-clockwise, F = 63.3 lb.
11. R = 1254.89 lb downward to the right at
x = 44.21 and passes through the axle.
12. R = 10 778.16 N downward to the right at
x = 68.2 passing 4.8 m to the right of A.

20. Compute the total reactions at A and B on the


truss shown.

13. N = 418.60 lb., P = 378.34 lb.


14. = 46.57O, = 28.96O
15. A = 846.41 lb., B = 914.16 lb.
C = 400 lb., D = 207.06 lb.
16. = 60O, N = 453.59 lb.
17. RA = 4618.80 lb., RBx = 4000 lb, RBy = 2309.40 lb

21. The beam Shown in Fig. P-352 is supported by a


hinge at A and a roller on a 1 to 2 slope at B.
Determine the resultant reactions at A and B.

18. a. P = 1732.05 lb., R = 2000 lb.


b. Pmin = 866.02 lb., R = 500 lb., = 60O
19. R1 = 1900 lb., R2 = 2100 lb.
20. RB = 46.27 kN, RAx = 30.02 kN, RAy = 33.76 kN
21. RAx = 15 kN, RAy = 10 kN, RB = 33.54 kN

COMPILED AND PREPARED BY:


ROYCE ARGEL N. MALLARI
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