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Name: ASSIGNMENT Semester 2, 2018

Student ID: CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics

The University of New South Wales


School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics –Semester 2, 2018


Assignment

Attached is your Assignment for CVEN1300. Total number of questions: 10

The Cover Page (pg. 2 of this document) is to be stapled as a front page of your
submission. All workings must be shown and hand written.

You are to submit a hardcopy of your work to the assignment box marked “GAO” on
level 6 of the Civil Engineering building, Kensington campus. The deadline for
submission is 5pm on Friday 5 October 2018.

This Assignment will contribute 10% towards your final mark.

Please be aware: Plagiarism = zero tolerance!

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Cover Page

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Engineering

CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics – Semester 2, 2018

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Question 1:
The simply supported beam shown in Figure 1 carries two uniformly distributed loads and a
point load.
1) Calculate the reactions at B and C.
2) Draw the shear force and bending moment diagrams, clearly indicating the magnitude and
sign of all actions at A, B and C.

Figure 1

Question 2:
For the beam shown in Figure 2, calculate the reactions at B and C and neatly draw the shear
force and bending moment diagrams.

Figure 2

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Question 3:
Calculate the reactions at B and C and draw the shear force and bending moment diagrams for
the simply supported beam structure shown in Figure 3.

20 kN/m

B C
50 kN

3m 10 m

Figure 3

Question 4:
For the frame shown in Figure 4,
1) Find the reactions at A and E.
2) Draw the axial force, shear force and bending moment diagrams for the frame, showing the
magnitude of all peak values.
30 kN/m

50 kN

B D E
C

6m

100 kN

5m 6m 4m

Figure 4

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Student ID: CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics

Question 5:
Calculate the reactions at A and F and draw the axial force, shear force and bending moment
diagrams for the frame shown in Figure 5.

10 kN

C D E

5m
10 kN/m
20 kN

B F
A
3m 5m 2m

Figure 5

Question 6:
For the frame shown in Figure 6,
1) Find the reactions at A and D.
2) Draw the axial force, shear force and bending moment diagrams for the frame.

Figure 6

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Student ID: CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics

Question 7:
For the pin-joined truss shown in Figure 7,
1) Find the reactions at A and G.
2) Determine the force in members BC, BF, FC and FE. State if these members are in tension or
compression.
A B C

150 kN 3m

G F E D 30 kN

4m 4m 4m

Figure 7

Question 8:
For the pin-joined truss shown in Figure 8, 1) Find the reactions at A and J; 2) Determine the
axial force in each of the 7 members connected at E, and state if these members are in tension or
compression.

Figure 8

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Student ID: CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics

Question 9:
The three blocks have weights of WA=60 kg, WB=15 kg and WC=50 kg. Determine the smallest
horizontal force P that must be applied to block C in order to move this block. The coefficient of
static friction between the blocks is 0.3 and between the floor and each block is 0.5.

Figure 9

Question 10:
Locate the centroid  x , y  of the beam’s cross-sectional area as shown in Figure 10, and then
determine the second moment of area with respect to the centroidal x ' and y ' axes.

Figure 10