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Q.
UnitI (EM)
(a)
i) State and explain law of parallelogram of forces.
ii) Explain in different systems of forces.
iii) Define couple and state characteristic of a couple.
(b)
A rigid T is made out of metal bars MN and PQ each 1.4m long
and weight 4kN and 3kN respectively. It is suspended in a
vertical plane. Compute angle for equilibrium subjected to a
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Q.
State different system of forces.
Q.
Define couple. State its characteristics.
Q.
Replace the system of force as shown in figure. into a single force
and couple about centre of circular plate.
load of 500 N. Refer figure.
OR
Q.
State analytical and Graphical conditions of equilibrium.
Q.
A 3.7m bar of negligible weight is loaded upon by a vertical load and
horizontal load as shown in figure. The end of the bar in contact with
a smooth vertical wall and smooth incline. Determine the equilibrium
position of the bar as defined as an angle `` it makes with the
horizontal.
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OR
Q.
(a)
(b)
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i) state the condition of equilibrium for coplanar force system.
ii) Explain varignons theorem.
A square ABCD has forces acting along its sides as shown in
figure. Find the values of P1 and P2 if the system reduces to a
couple. Also find magnitude of the couple, if the side of the
square is 2m.
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Q.
(c)
Calculate support reactions for a compound beam as shown in
figure.
(a)
Prove that moment of couple at any point is same.
(b)
Define:
(i) Varigonon`s theorem.
(ii) Resolution of a force into force and a couple.
(c)
Find support reactions of the beam shown in Fig.
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Q.
(a)
Explain the terms : (i) Resolution of force
(ii) Composition of forces.
(b)
Find the resultant of the two forces shown in figure.
(c)
Two forces acting on a body are 1500 N and 1000N as shown in
fig.2. Determine the third force F such that the resultant of all
the three forces is 1000 N directed at 45 to the +ve X axis. 6
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Q.
(a)
(b)
Define :(i) Principle of physical independence of forces.
(ii) Principle of resolved parts of forces.
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A 500 N vertical force is applied to a 60cm long bar OA hinged
at O and inclined at 60 to the horizontal. Determine:
(i) The moment of the 500N force about O.
(ii) The magnitude of the horizontal force `F` applied at A
which gives the same moment about O.
(iii) The smallest force applied at A which gives the same
moment about O.
(iv) At what distance from O, a vertical 1500 N force should
be applied which gives the same moment about O ?
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Q.
(a) Draw the Free Body diagram of various supports,
(b)
The weights and radii of the three cylinders in a rectangular
ditch are as shown in fig. 3. Assuming all contact surfaces to be
smooth, determine the reaction at all contact points of piled
cylinders A, B and C.
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OR
Q.
(a)
(i) Define the term Free Body Diagram (FBD) what is the
purpose of drawing FBD?
(ii) State and explain Lami`s theorem.
(b)
In fig. 2 two cylinders, A of weight 4000 N and B of weight
2000 N, rest on smooth inclines. They are connected a bar of
negligible weight hinged to each cylinder at its geometric centre
by smooth pins Find the force P acting as shown that will hold
the system in the given position.
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Q.
(a)
(i)
(ii)
Define force and state its characteristics
Define couple and states its important significance
with example.
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(b)
Determine the magnitude, direction and position of the line of
action on the resultant the coplanar system of force shown in
fig.1
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First Year Group (A)
Q.
(a)
The following forces act at a point:
(i) 200 N inclined towards North of East,
(ii) 250 N toward North,
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(iii)
(iv)
(b)
300 N towards North West, and
350 N inclined at 40 towards South of West.
Find the magnitude and direction of the resultant force.
Locate it in the force system itself.
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Two identical prism attic bars PQ and RS each weighing 75 N
are welded together to form a Tee and are suspended in a vertical
plane as shown in fig. 1. Calculate the value of that the bar
PQ will make with vertical when load of 100 N is applied at S. 9
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Q.
(a)
(b)
(i) Define Force. What is the various system of forces?
(ii) State Principle of Transmissibility of Force.
Determine the magnitude, direction and position of Resultant
Force about point O for a given system.
OR
Q.
(a)
(b)
Define the term Free Body Diagram. what is the purpose of
drawing FBD? Draw the FBD of different types of supports used
in beam.
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Bar AB of negligible weight is subjected to a vertical force of
600 N and a horizontal force of 300 N applied as shown in fig. 2.
Find the angle at which equilibrium exist. Assume smooth
inclined.
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OR
Q.
(a)
(b)
(i) State and explain Lami`s theorem.
(ii) State conditions of Equilibrium.
Two smooth spheres of weigh 100 N and of radius 250mm each
are in equilibrium in a horizontal channel of width 900 mm as
shown in fig. Find the reactions at surface of contact A,B,C and
D assuming all smooth surfaces.
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Q
(a)
(b)
(i)
(ii)
Explain Resolutions and compositions of forces.
State and explain principle of transmissibility of forces.
Determine the magnitude, direction and position of resultant
force about point p as shown in fig.1 (b)
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Q.
(a)
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(b)
A pole carrying electric wires is assumed to have no force
bending it out of the vertical and has five horizontal wires
radiating from its tops. One extends due North, one 20 North of
East, one due South, one 15 south of West, with tensions of 150
N, 180N, 145 N, and 200 N respectively. Find the direction of
fifth wire and tension in it. The pole is in equilibrium Force
acting on pole are coplanar concurrent.
OR
Q.
(a)
(b)
(i)
(ii)
State and derive Lami`s theorem.
State the conditions of equilibrium.
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Two rollers of weights p and Q are connected by flexible string
AB. The rollers rest on two mutually perpendicular planes DE
and EF as shown in fig. 2(b) find the tension in the string and
angle that it makes with the horizontal when the system is in
equilibrium Take p = 50N and Q = 100N.
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First Year Group (A)
State and explain law of parallelogram of forces.
Explain different systems of forces.
Define couple and state characteristics of a couple.
State principle of Transmissibility of force.
OR
Q.
(a)
(b)
(i)
(ii)
Explain Varignon`s Theorem.
What is Free Body Diagram? Draw FBD of a weight `W`
placed on a horizontal surface.
Calculate support reactions for a compound beam shown in
fig.2 (b).
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Q.
(a)
The forces at a joints of a truss are shown in Fig. 2(a).
Determine the value of P and F to maintain the equilibrium of
the joint.
(b)
Determine the reactions at A and B for the truss shown in fig.1
(c).
OR
Q.
(a)
(i)
(ii)
(b)
Determine components of forces P and F along X and Y axes
oriented parallel and perpendicular to the incline shown in
fig.1(b).(Force p is vertical and F is horizontal).
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(c)
State principle of transmissibility of the force.
Define, `Resultant`.
Determine the resultant of the forces acting on the Fink truss
Shown in Fig.1(c) and its intersection on line AB.
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(b)
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Calculate the forces in the members of a truss as shown in
figure.
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Q.
State laws of static friction.
Q.
A cylinder weighing 1KN rests in contact with two mutually
perpendicular walls as shown in figure. A horizontal force 250 N is
applied to the top of the cylinder will rotate or not.
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OR
Q.
(a)
Explain the terms :
(i) Angle of friction
(iii) Limiting friction
Q.
State assumptions made in Analysis of a truss.
(b)
Q.
Analysis the truss as shown in figure. Tabulate the results.
(c)
(ii)
(iv)
Cone of friction
Angle of repose
Derive the expression for relationship between tight and slack
side of the belt.
A horizontal weightless bar of 1.2m length resting on rough
inclines as shown in figure. If the angle of friction is 15,
determine the minimum value of x at which Q = 250 N may be
applied before slipping impends.
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Q.
(a) (i) What is perfect truss and imperfect truss?
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(ii) State the assumptions made in the analysis of plane truss. 2
(iii) State Coulomb`s laws of dry friction.
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Q.
(a)
(b)
State the assumptions made to simplify the analysis of the
truss.
3
Determine the forces in the members of a truss shown in fig. 3(b)
which carries a horizontal load of 12kN and vertical load of
18kN.
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Q
(a)
Explain method of section for ideally connected truss.
(b)
Determine the induced forces in each member of the truss as
loaded and supported as shown in fig.
OR
Q.
Q.
(a)
(b)
(c)
Prove angle of repose is equal to angle of friction.
3
A rope making 1 turns around a stationary horizontal drum, is
used to support weight. If =0.3 what range of weight can be
supported by exerting a 600 N force at the other end of the rope?
4
Determine the force P required to start the movement of wedge
as shown in fig. the angle of friction for all surfaces is 15.
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(a)
Prove that, angle of friction is always equal to angle of repose.
(b)
A horizontal weightless bar of 1.2 m length resting on rough
inclines is shown in fig. 5 If the angle of friction is 15
determine the minimum value of `x` at which Q=250 N may be
applied infore slipping impends.
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Q.
First Year Group (A)
(a)
(i) State the assumptions made in the analysis of truss.
(ii) State the advantage of section method over the joint method
in the analysis of truss.
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(b)
Determine the forces in the various members of the structure
shown in fig.3
(b)
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Determine the magnitude and nature of forces in all the members
of the truss shown in fig.3. Also tabulate the forces in the
members of a truss.
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OR
Q.
(a)
in belt friction.
(b)
OR
Derive the relation between tension in light side and slack side
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A uniform rod AB of length 2.5m weighing 500N is hinged at B,
with end A resting on a 750 N block which, in turn, rests on a
horizontal plane as shown in fig.4. The coefficient of friction at
all contact surfaces is 0.30. Determine the minimum value of
horizontal force p required to start right ward motion of the
block.
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Q.
(a)
Derive the relation between tension in tight side and tension in
slack side in belt friction.
(b)
A uniform rod AB of length 205m weighing 500 N is hinges at
B, with A resting on a 1000 N block which in turn rests on a
horizontal plane as shown in fig  4 Determine the minimum
value of horizontal force required to start rightward motion of
the block.
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Q
(a)
State the advantages of method of section over the method of
joint.
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Q.
(a)
(b)
Define Truss. State the assumptions made in the analysis of
truss.
Find the forces in all the members of the truss shown in Fig.
Tabulate the results.
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Q.
(a)
Explain with near sketches.
(i) Perfect truss.
(ii) Imperfect truss.
(b)
Find the forces in following members of truss as shown in
fig.3(b) AB,AD,BC,CF,BD,BF,DE and EF.
OR
Q.
(a)
State the Coulomb`s law of dry friction.
(b)
A weight of 20 kN is to be raised by means of a wedge. Find the
value of P for impending motion of block A. Angle of friction
for all contact surface is 15.
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OR
Q.
First Year Group (A)
(a)
Derive relation between tension in tight side and slack side in
belt friction.
(b)
Block A and B shown in fig 4(b) weight 200 N and 300N
respectively. Find the least weight of block D to start in
moving.
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the point of sliding, when a man of mass 75kg stands on a rung 3.5m
from the top of the ladder. Calculate the coefficient of friction between
the ladder and the floor?
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Q.
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Q.
(a)
(i)
(ii)
Differentiate between a perfect and imperfect truss.
State the assumptions made in the analysis of truss.
(b)
Determine the support reactions and forces in the members of
the truss shown in Fig.3 (b).
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(a)
Write any four assumptions made in analysis of simple trusses.
(b)
Determine the force in each member of the truss shown in
Fig.3(b).
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OR
Q.
OR
Q.
(a)
(i) State the laws of friction.
(ii) Define coefficient of friction and limiting friction.
(iii) What is wedge?
(b)
A ladder 5m long rests on a horizontal ground and leans against
a smooth vertical wall at an angle 70 with the horizontal. The
mass of the ladder is 90 kg and acts at its middle. The ladder is at
First Year Group (A)
(a)
Define :
(i) Angle of friction. (ii) Coefficient of friction.
(b)
Determine the force `P` required to start the wedge shown in
Fig4 (b). The angle of friction is 15 for all surfaces.
3
2
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(c)
Write the relation between tension in tight side and slack side of
the belt if is the angle of contact of the belt with the drum. 2
OR
Q.
(a)
UnitIII (EM)
(b)
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Q.
Locate the position of centroid for a semicircular plane lamina from
the fundamentals. The radius `R`.
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Q.
Determine Principal Moment of Inertia and Locate Principle axes for
the section as shown in figure.
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State and explain the principle of virtual work. What are the
advantages of this method when applied to connected system
of rigid bodies in equilibrium?
Using method of virtual work find the beam reaction for a beam
loaded as shown in figure.
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Q.
i)
ii)
What is the difference between centroid and center of gravity? 2
What is the moment of inertia of triangle about the axis passing
through the base of a triangle and transfer it about a centroidal
axis parallel to base ?
2
(b)
Find the moment of inertia of a plane area shown in figure about
horizontal and vertical axes passing through centroid.
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Explain (i) Perpendicular axis theorem.
(ii) Parallel axis theorem.
(b). Find moment of inertia of the shaded area shown in fig.5 (a)
about the axis AB. Also find radius of gyration with respect to
AB axis. All dimensions shown in fig. are in mm.
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Q.
(a)
OR
Q.
First Year Group (A)
(a)
Explain work done by forces and moments with the help of neat
sketch.
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(b)
Determine the reactions at A and B developed in the beam
shown in Fig. using principle of virtual work.
(b)
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A simply supported beam of span 5m carries point loads of 2kN
and 3 km at a distance 2m and 4m from left support respectively.
Find support reaction by using Virtual Work principle (Ref. fig.)
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Q.
(a)
State and explain perpendicular axis theorem.
(b)
Determine the second moment of shaded area about centroidal
axes. (Ref. fig.)
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Q.
(a)
Define the following terms :
(i) Centroid.
(ii) Radius of Gyration.
(iii) Product of inertia. (iv) Principle moment of inertia.
(b)
For the Z section determine :
(i) Moment of inertia about centroidal axis.
(ii) Product of inertia about centroidal axis.
OR
Q.
(a)
For the shaded area shown in fig.7 created by cutting a
semicircle of diameter R from a quarter circle of radius R. Find
product of inertia about base axes.
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OR
Q.
First Year Group (A)
(a)
(i) State and prove parallel axis theorem.
(ii) State the principle of virtual work and explain how it can be
used for solving problem in statics.
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(b)
A simply supported beam AB of span 5m loaded as shown in fig.
6, by using principle of virtual work find reactions at supported
A and B.
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(b)
Find the principle moment of inertia for the angle section shown
in fig 7.
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Q.
(a)
(b)
Give the steps involved in locating centroid of any plane
Lamina.
For the shaded area shown in fig. 5 find:
(i)
centroid about given x and y axes.
(ii) Moment of inertia about both the axis.
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Q.
(a)
State and prove parallel axis theorem.
(b)
For the shaded area as shown:
(1) Locate the position of centroid.
(2) Find out product of inertia about given x and y axis.
OR
Q.
(a)
A simply supported beam AB of span 6m is loaded as shown in
fig. by using principle of virtual work. Find the reactions at
support A and B.
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OR
Q.
(b)
(a)
State and explain principle of Virtual work.
(b)
Determine the support reactions at A and B for beam shown in
Fig.
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Find reaction at support A and B use principle of virtual work.
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5.
(a)
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Q.
(a)
(b)
Derive the expression for moment of inertia of a triangle of
height h and base b about xaxis coinciding with the base.
(i)
(ii)
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(b)
Locate the position of centroid and determine the product of
inertia with respect to given x and y axis of the shaded area as
shown in fig.5 (b)
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What is the difference between centroid and center of
gravity?
What is the moment of inertia of triangle about the axis
passing through the base of a triangle and transfer it about
a centroidal axis parallel to base?
Find the moment of inertia for the given Isection shown in fig.
(b) about the principle axes.
OR
Q.
OR
Q.
(a)
(i)
(ii)
State and prove parallel axis theorem.
State and explain principle of virtual work.
First Year Group (A)
(a)
Define the following terms:
(i) Product of inertia. (ii)
(iii) Radius of Gyration.
Principle moment of inertia.
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(b)
A beam OA of length 1m and negligible weight is hinged at O
and has a load W at the midpoint of beam as shown in Fig.6 (b).
By the method of virtual work only find the tension in the wire.
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OR
Q.
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Q.
(a)
Locate the centroid of the figure 5(a) with respect to given X
and Y axes. The diameter of inner semicircle is 2 cm and outer
circle is 3 cm.
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(a)
Determine Principle moment of Inertia of the fig.6(a).
(b)
By principal of virtual work determine RA and RB of the simply
supported beam shown in Fig.6(b).
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(b)
Determine the Moment of Inertia about the centroidal X and Y
axes of the I section shown in Fig.5 (b).
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Q.
A particle at the origin is starting from rest and is accelerated as given
2
by the equation a = 2
were `a` acceleration in m/sec2. Determine
V +1
the velocity when the displacement is 50m.
Q.
A particle starting with an initial velocity of 1829 cm/sec has a
rectilinear motion with a constant deceleration of 304.8 cm/sec
Determine the velocity and displacement at the end of 9 sec by
sketching the at, vt and st curve.
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Q.
Q.
Power supply was cut off to power driven wheel when it was rotating
at a speed of 750 rpm. It was observed to come to rest after making
300 revolutions. Determine its angular retardation and time it took to
come to rest after power supply was cut off.
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The velocity of a particle is defined byVx 100 t 3/ 2
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Q
A body falling freely under the action of gravity passes two
points 15m apart vertically in).3 second from what height above
the higher point did it start to fall?
(b)
A particle starting from the origin is subjected to acceleration
such that a=3 m/s2 and ay=11 m/s2. If the initial velocity 80 m/s
is directed at a slope of 4:3, compute radius of curvature of the
path after 4 seconds.
OR
Define the two methods of locating Instantaneous centre.
and
Vy 100 10t 2t where V is in m/sec and t is in sec. determines the
radius of curvature at the top of its path.
(a)
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Q.
(a)
A stone is thrown vertically upward with a velocity of 20m/s
from 25m high tower top. Determine the
i) Time required for stone to reach the ground .
ii) Velocity of stone during downward movement at the level
of point of projection and
iii) Maximum height attained during flight.
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(b)
The acceleration of an object moving along a straight path
decrease uniformly from 10m/s2 to zero in 12 sec. at which its
final velocity is 6 m/s Find its initial velocity and change in its
position during 12 sec, inertial use motion curve method.
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OR
(a)
Position coordinate of a particle is given by
r = 6ti + 2t 2j + 1/6t 3 k . Determine the tangential and normal
Q.
(a)
(b)
(c)
Q.
component of acceleration and principle radius of curvature at
t=2 second.
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(b)
Find the velocity of B using instantaneous centre method for
beam A B shown in fig. 8 (b)
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Length of crank AB is 100 mm and that of connecting rod is 250
mm as shown in fig.8(c) if the crank AB is rotating in clockwise
direction at 1500 r.p.m, for the position shown in fig. determine
the angular velocity of the connecting rod and the velocity of the
piston.
A fly wheel of 550 mm diameter is brought uniformly from rest
upto a speed of 350 rpm in 20 sec. Find the velocity and the
acceleration of a point on its rim 3 sec after starting from rest. 7
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(c)
Motion of a particle is defined by x  7t and y = 4  ft2 where x
and y are displacement along x and y axis respectively and t is
time in seconds. Find normal tangential components of
acceleration at t = 3 sec.
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Q.
(a)
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Q.
(a)
(b)
Q.
(a)
(b)
(i) Range of projectile
(iii) Maximum height
(v) Time of Height
Two ears A and B travelling in the same direction get stopped at
traffic signal. When the signal turns green, car A accelerate at
0.75 m/sec2. 1.75 second later, car B starts and accelerates at 1.1
m/sec2 Determine
(i)
When and where B will overtake A,
(ii) The speed of each car at that time.
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A flywheel rotating freely at the speed of 1750 rpm clockwise to
provide with a counterclockwise torque, which is first applied at
time t=0 producing a counterclockwise
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2
Acceleration, =(4,5t) rad /sec . Determine the
(i) Time required to produce clockwise angular speed 950rpm.
(ii) Time required to reverse direction of rotation.
(iii) Total number of revolution during first 14 sec. of
movement .
OR
Derive an expression for a range of projectile traversed by a
stone thrown with an initial velocity U and an inclination of
3
Explain motion curve. What do you mean by st, vt, and at
curve?
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Define :
(b)
(ii)
(iv)
(vi)
Path of trajectory
Angle of projection
Velocity of projection
The rectilinear motion of a particle is governed by a = 8s2 where
is in m /sec2 and in meters when t = a sec, s = 4m and v
2m/sec. Determine displacement, velocity and the acceleration of
the particle at t = 4 sec.
OR
Q.
(a)
A stone is thrown with an initial velocity of 30 m/sec upward at
60 to the horizontal. Compute the radius of curve of its path at
the position where it is 15m horizontal form its initial position.
(b)
A particle starting with an initial velocity of 1829 cm/sec has a
rectilinear motion with a constant declaration of 304.8 cm/sec
Determine the velocity and displacement at the end of 9 sec by
sketching the at, vt, st curves and using relations between
them.
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Q.
(a)
(b)
A train starting from rest is uniformly accelerated during the
first 250m of its run, after which it runs the next 750 m at the
uniform speed acquired. It is then brought to rest in 50 seconds,
under uniform retardation if the time of entire journey is 5
minutes, find the acceleration with which the train started and
the retardation with which it stopped? Draw the motion curves.
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The retardation of a body starting from rest is given by the
equation a = 120.1S ; where, a is the retardation in m/sec and S
is the displacement in meters. Determine the velocity of the body
when a distance of 100m is covered and the distance at which
velocity will be zero again.
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(b)
A bullet is fired from a height of 120 m at a velocity of 360
kmph at an angle of 30 upwards. Neglecting air resistances
find :
(1) Horizontal range of the bullet
(2) Maximum height reache by bullet
(3) Find velocity of bullet just before touching the ground.
OR
Q.
(a)
The rectilinear motion of a particle is defined by a = 10 v1/2 . At
an instant t=2 sec; 100m/s. Find displacement at t = 4 sec.
(b)
The motion of a particle starting from rest is governed by a
curve shown in fig. sketch VT and ST curves. Determine
displacement at t = 9sec.
OR
Q.
(a)
(b)
Q.
(a)
A cricket ball thrown by a fielder from a height of 2m , at an
angle of 30 to the horizontal with an initial velocity of 20 m/sec,
hits the wickets at a height of 0.5 m from the ground How far
was the fielder from the wickets?
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A wheel rotating about a fixed axis at 20 revolutions per minute
is uniformly accelerated for 70 second during which it makes 50
revolutions. Find the
(i) Angular velocity at the end of his interval and
(ii) Time required for the velocity to reach 100 revolutions per
minute.
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(S  13)
(W  13)
Q.
(a)
Curved portion of the vt curve as shown in fig.7(a) are second
degree parabolas with horizontal slope at t = 0 and t = 12 sec.
sketch a  t and s  t curve if S0 = 0. Calculate distance covered in
18 seconds.
A particle moves in xy plane and position is given by

r =(3t)i + (4t  3t 2 ) j where r is position vector of a particle in
meters and time t in second. Find radius of curvature of its path
and total acceleration when it crosses xaxis again.
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(b)
A shot is fired from a gun. After 2 second the resultant velocity
is inclined at 30up the horizontal. After one more second the
resultant velocity is horizontal. Determine initial velocity and
angle of projection. Find also the radius of curvature at t=3sec.
OR
Q.
(b)
A bullet is fired from top of tower 100 m high. With velocity 40
m/sec. at an angle of elevation 60. Determine :
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(1) The horizontal distance it will cover at the time it reaching
the ground.
(2) The magnitude and direction of velocity when it reaches
the ground.
(3) Maximum height reached by bullet.
(a)
The rotation of a flywheel is governed by the equation = 6t
2t3/2 where is angular velocity in rad / sec and t is time in sec .
If the flywheel starts from rest, calculate its maximum angular
velocity and the displacement at that instant.
(b)
A wheel of 1m diameter rolls freely without slipping. At
certain position = 3 rad/sec and = 5 rad/sec2 both clockwise.
Compute the velocity and acceleration of the point of the point
which is 0.3m from the centre of the wheel making an angle of
30 anticlockwise with horizontal.
OR
Q.
(a)
(b)
Q.
(a)
The rectilinear motion of a particle is governed by a=8S2
where a is in m/sec2 and S is in meter. When t=1sec; s = 4m and
v = 2m/sec. Determine acceleration of a particle at t= 2sec.
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A stone is thrown with an initial velocity of 30 m/sec. Upward at
60 to the horizontal compute the radius of curvature of its path
at the position where it is 15 m horizontally from its initial
position.
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A car starts from rest and reaches a speed of 15 m/sec in 15
seconds. The acceleration increases from zero uniformly with
time for the first 6 sec after which it remains constant. Compute
the distance travelled in 15 seconds.
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Q.
(a)
Car A had a start with an acceleration of 2m/s2. Car B comes 5
sec after car A to chase Car A with a uniform velocity of 20m/s.
Find the time taken by Car B to overtake Car A.
(b)
A particle has an initial velocity of 30m/sec up to the right at 30
with the horizontal. The components of acceleration are constant
at ax=1.2 m/s2 and ay=6 m/s2. Compute the horizontal distance
covered until the particle reaches a point 18 m below the point of
projection.
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Q.
Q.
(a)
The curved portions of the vt curve shown in fig. 8(a) are
second degree parabolas with horizontal slope at t= 0 sec and t =
12 sec. Sketch at and st curve if s is zero.
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(W10)
Q.
(b)
For the system shown in fig.2 determine the minimum weight of
body C that will keep it at rest. For each incline, the coefficient
of friction is 0.25.
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(a)
(b)
State D'Almbert principle.
Two block shown in figure have masses A=8kg and B=4kg and
the coefficient of friction between the block A and the plane
=0.25
The rotation of a flywheel is governed by the relation = 10t  t2
where is a rad/s2 and t in sec. How many revolutions will the
fly wheel make, starting from rest, before it momentarily stops
prior to reversing is direction.
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If the system is released, from rest and the block B falls through
a vertical distance of 1m, what is velocity acquired by it at the
end of 1m distance? Neglect the friction in pulley and the
extension of the string.
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(S  10)
Q.
State and explain D' Alemberts principle.
Q.
In fig. 1 determine acceleration of Body A and the tension in the cord
attached to B.
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OR
Q.
(a)
What is dynamic equilibrium ? State the equation of kinetics as
applied to a rigid bodies.
(b)
The coefficient of dynamic friction is 0.25 under block A as
shown in fig. Find the acceleration of each block and the angular
acceleration of compound pulley C.
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(b)
(S  11)
Q.
(a)
A small body B of 20N weight swings in horizontal plane as
shown in fig.9(a). Line BO is 50 cm long has a constant speed
in xz plane of 36 r.p.m. Determine the tension in the cord and
angle .
(W  11)
Q.
(b)
Rod AB, weighing 200N is welded to the rod CD weighing 100
N as shown in fig. 10(b). The assembly is hinged at A and is
freely held. Determine the instantaneous vertical and horizontal
reactions of A when a horizontal force of 300 N acts at a
distance of 0.75m from A.
(a)
What do you understand by dynamic equilibrium? Explain
briefly.
(b)
In fig.9, determine the acceleration of body A and B the tension
in the cords attached to it (WA300 N and WB = 400 N).
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A small particle of mass 3 kg slides down a curve path and pass
the lowest point with a speed of 3.6m/s. If the radius of curvature
at lowest point is 4m, determine the normal force exerted by the
path at this lowest point.
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OR
Q.
(a)
The composite pulley shown in fig. 10(a) weights 800 N and has
a radius of gyration of 0.6. The 2000 N and 4000 N blocks are
attached to the pulley by strings, determine the tension in the
strings and angular acceleration of the pulley.
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OR
Q.
The pulleys in fig. are frictionless and of negligible weight Determine
acceleration of each block and tension in cable supporting block
`C`(WA400 N and WB =600 N,WC=300N).
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(b)
Two blocks A and B, Weighting 400N and 300N respectively
are connected by a rigid bar of negligible weight and move along
the smooth surfaces shown fig.8. If they from rest at the give
position, determine the acceleration of B at this instant.
(S  12)
Q.
(a)
State and explain D`A Alembert`s principle.
(b)
Two blocks A and B are released from rest on 30 incline, when
they are 18 m a part. The coefficient of friction under the upper
block A is 0.2 and that under the lower block B is 0.4 as shown
in fig.7. In what time block a reaches the block B? After they
touch and move as a single unit, what will be contact force
between them? Weight of the block A and B 1000 N and 800 N
respectively.
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(W  12)
Q.
(a)
State the equations of kinetics (conditions of dynamic
equilibrium ) for rectilinear and curvilinear translation.
(b)
Two blocks A and B connected by massless rigid rod 2m long
are constrained to slide (Block A on the floor and Block B
against the wall) as shown in Fig.8. If the system starts from rest
at the given position by applying force of 1000 N as shown,
calculate the acceleration of the two blocks.
Assume the surfaces to be frictionless. Masses of blocks A and
are 200 kg and 150kg respectively.
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OR
Q.
(a)
A man weighing W Newton entered a lift which moves with an
acceleration of `a` m/sec2 . Find the force exerted by the man on
the floor of lift when(i) Lift is moving downward
(ii) Lift is moving upward.
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OR
Q.
(a)
Determine the force p that will give the body in fig. 9, an
acceleration of 1.96 m/sec2. The coefficient of kinetic is 02.
OR
Q.
(b)
(a)
Determine the force P that will give the body an acceleration of
0.2gm/s2. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.2.
(b)
The pulley assembly shown in fig. weight 150 N and has
centroidal radius of gyration of 2m. The blocks are attached to
the assembly by cord wrapped around the pulleys. Determine the
acceleration of each body and tension in each cord.
The pulley assembly shown in fig.10 weighs 200N and has a
centroidal radius of gyration of 2m the blocks are attached to the
assembly by cord wrapped around the pulleys. Determine the
acceleration of each body and the tension in each cord.
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(S  13)
Q.
(a)
State and explain D` Alembert principle.
(b)
Determine the velocity of block B after A has moved 6m from
rest. Use D` Alembert principle.
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Q.
Q.
(a)
State and explain D' Alembert's principle.
(b)
Determine velocity of block B after block A has moved 6m
starting from rest. Use D' Alembert's principle.
(a)
(b)
(S  14)
4
Q.
(a)
State and explain D' Alembert's principle.
(b)
A system of frictionless pulleys carrier two weights hung by
inextensible cords as shown in fig.9(b). Find:
(i) The acceleration of the weights and the tension in the cords.
(ii) The velocity and displacement of weight B after 5 seconds
from start if the system is released from start if the system is
released from rest.
OR
A man of mass 75 kg entered a lift During first 3 sec of motion
from rest the tension in the hoisting cable is 8300 N. Determine
reaction exerted by lift on man`s feet during this interval and
upward velocity at the end of 3 sec. If the total mass of lift
including mass of man is 750kg .
4
A frictionless step pulley mounted at top of an incline supports
block A restrained to slide over the incline and a block B
hanging from it as shown in fig.10(b) If mass of block A is 3kg
and it should acceleration at 2m/sec2 up the incline, Determine
the mass of block B.
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OR
Q.
(a)
State the equations of kinetics (condition of dynamics
equilibrium ) for rectangular and curvilinear translation.
(b)
A cylinder weighting 890 N is welded to the end of 445N bar
The assembly is supported by a horizontal axis at A and B
vertical cable as shown in fig. 10(b). Compute the reaction at A
an instant after cutting the cable.
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Q.
(a)
State DAlemberts principle.
(b)
Referring to fig. 9(b) compute the acceleration of body B and the
tension in the cord supporting body A.
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UnitVI (EM)
(S  10)
Q.
Derive work energy equation from basic principle.
Q.
Determine the constant force `P` that will give the system of bodies
shown in figure.3a velocity of 2m/sec after moving 3m from rest.
Q.
A golf ball is dropped from a height of 3m upon a concrete floor. The
coefficient of restitution is 0.98. Find the height to which the ball
rebounds in the first second and third bounces.
Q.
Direct central impact occurs between a 270 N body moving rightward
at 3m/sec and 150 N Body moving leftward at 5m/sec. If the
coefficient of restitution is e=0.6. Determine average impact force for
a time of impact lasting 0.1 sec.
OR
Q.
The uniform crate shown in figure 10 weights 200 N. It is pulled up
the incline by a counter weight W of 400 N. Find the maximum and
minimum values of `d` so that the crate does not turn over as it slides
up the incline .
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Q.
(a)
(b)
Derive the work energy equation and impulse momentum
equation for a linear motion of a rigid body.
A 10kg block moves on a rough horizontal floor and hits
vertically suspended 20 kg sphere with a velocity of 10m/sec as
shown in figure. Assume that coefficient of restitution for impact
between lock and sphere, e = 0.8 coefficient of friction between
block A and floor = 0.2 length of suspension string of sphere
=2m. Duration of impact=0.01 sec. Calculate
i) Impulsive force
ii) Maximum and minimum tension string.
iii) Final position of block A with reference to place of impact.
iv) Angular displacement of sphere from place of impact.
(S  11)
Q.
(a)
Derive work energy equation for translation.
(b)
A wagon weighing 500 kN starts from rest, runs 30 metres down
one percent grade and strikes the bumper post. If the rolling
resistance of the track is 5N/kN, find the velocity of the wagon
when it strikes the post. If the bumper spring which compresses
1 mm for every 15 kN determine by how much this spring will
be compressed. 8
OR
OR
Q.
Q.
(a)
(b)
Explain the coefficient of restitution with reference to plastic
impact, elastic impact and perfectly elastic impact between rigid
bodies.
3
Determine the velocity of body A in figure after it has moved
4m, starting from rest. Assume pulleys to be frictions and of
negligible weight. Use work energy approach.
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First Year Group (A)
(a)
State and derive impulse momentum equation
(b)
A ball is dropped form a height of 1m on a smooth floor. The
height of first bounce is 0.81 m.
Determine : (i) coefficient of restitution.
(ii) expected height of second bounce.
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(b)
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Q.
Q.
(a)
State and explain the types of mechanical energy.
(b)
After the block in fig. 11, has moved 3m from rest, the constant,
force P is removed. Find the velocity of the block when it returns
to its initial position.
(a)
What do you understand by impulsive force? State impulse
momentum equation.
(b)
(c)
Define the coefficient of restitution and state its value for
perfectly plastic body.
Two discs A and B weighting 200 N and 300 N respectively
approach each other with velocity 4m/sec and 2m/sec
respectively. If the Coefficient of Restitution is 0.6, find
(i) Their velocities after impact.
(ii) Loss of energy during impact.
(iii) If impact lasts for 0.01 sec. Find average impact force.
(a)
OR
3
Q.
3
(S  12)
Q.
In what distance will body A of fig. 9 attain a velocity of 3m/sec,
starting from rest. (WA=2000N & WB = 1500N).
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(a)
Derive linear impulse momentum equation.
(b)
A bullet weight 0.5 N and moving with velocity of 400m/sec hits
centrally a 30 N block of wood moving away at 15m/sec and
gets embedded in it. Find the velocity of the bullet after the
impact and the amount of kinetic energy lost.
(c)
A ball is dropped from a height of 1m on a smooth floor. The
height of first bounce is 0.810 m. Determine :
(i) Coefficient of Restitution.
(ii) Expected height of second bounce.
State whether any works is done by a man pushing against a car
which does not move explain.
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Q.
(S  13)
(a)
state and prove work energy equation for translation motion. 4
(b)
A 2500 N block starting from rest as shown in fig. 11 slides
down at 60 incline. After moving 1.5m it strikes a spring whose
modulus is 25 N/mm. If the coefficient of friction between the
block and the incline is 0.2, determine the maximum
deformation of the spring and the maximum velocity of the
block.
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Q.
(a)
Derive WorkEnergy Equation.
(b)
A 600 N block slides down an incline having a slope of 4
vertical to 3 horizontal. It starts from rest and after moving 1.8m
strikes a spring whose stiffness is 4kN/m. If the coefficient of
friction is 0.20. Determine maximum deformation of the spring
and maximum velocity of the block .
OR
Q.
(a)
A ball of weight 20N is dropped from a height of 7m, it
renounce to a height of 4m. Determine the linear impulse.
(b)
A 50 N block A has velocity of 3m/sec when it strikes a 100N
ball B suspended from 1.8m cord. If e=0.8, Determine the final
position of block A.
OR
Q.
(a)
(b)
Define the following terms:
(i)
Line of impact. (ii) Direct impact.
(iii) Central impact. (iv) Eccentric impact.
(v) Coefficient of Restitution.
Two discs A and B weighing 200N and 300 N respectively
approach each other with velocities 4m/sec and 2m/sec
respectively. If the coefficient of restitution is 0.6 find;
(i)
Their velocities just after impact.
(ii) Loss of energy during impact.
(iii) If the impact lasts for 0.01 sec, find average impact force.
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(W  13)
Q.
(a)
After the block as shown in fig.11(a) has moved 3m from rest
the constant force P=120N is removed. Final the velocity of the
block when it returns to its initial position Take =0.2.
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Q.
(b)
A wagon weighing 600kN starts from rest, runs 30m down one
percent grade and strikes the bumper post. If the rolling
resistance of the track is 5 N/KN, find the velocity of the wagon
when it strikes the post the post. If the bumper spring which
compresses 1mm for every 15kN determine by how much this
spring will be compressed.
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(ii) A ball dropped from a height of 1600 mm is observed to
rebound to the height of 1100 mm from the horizontal floor.
Determine the coefficient of restitution.
(b)
OR
Q.
(a)
A bullet weighing 0.5N and moving at 650m/s penetrates the
60N body in fig. 12(a) and emerges with a velocity of 180m/s.
How far and how long does the body then move?
6
OR
Q.
(b)
The system shown in fig.12(b) is moving rightward at a velocity
o 4.5m/s. When a constant horizontal force P is applied as
shown. Determine the value P that will give the system a
leftward velocity of 9m/s in a time interval of 12 sec.
7
A pile hammer weighting 4500N falls freely through a height of
2 m on to the pole top and drives a pile into ground by 15cm.
Calculate the average resistance offered by soil and the amount
of energy lost at the impact if pile weighs 7500N and if the pile
and hammer move together after impact.
(a)
Derive the work energy equation and impulse momentum
equation for rectilinear translation.
(b)
Determine the velocity of body A in fig.12(b) after it has moved
4m starting from rest. Assume pulleys to be frictionless and
negligible weight. Use work energy approach.
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(S  14)
Q.
(a)
(i) Explain the coefficient of restitution with reference to plastic
impact, elastic impact and perfectly elastic impact between rigid
bodies.
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(W  14)
Q.
(a)
Derive work energy equation for translation.
(b)
As shown in fig. 11(b), a 100 N body moves along the who
inclines for which the coefficient of =0.20 friction If the body
starts from rest at A and slides 60m down the 30 incline, how
far will it then move along the other incline?
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(c)
An 800 N man, moving with a velocity of 3m/s jumps into a
3200 N boat. Determine the velocity of the boat after the jump if
its initial velocity is zero.
4
OR
Q.
(a)
(b)
A 600 N block slides down an incline having slope of 4 vertical
to 3 horizontal. It starts from rest and after moving 1.8m, strikes
a spring whose stiffness k = 4000 N/m. If coefficient of friction
= 0.20, determine the maximum deformation of the spring. 6
A bullet weighing 0.5N and moving horizontally at 700m/sec
penetrates a 10N body resting on horizontal surface with
coefficient of friction =0.40 and emerges with a velocity of 220
m/s. How far and long the body?
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