# Problems Set 04  P bl S 04

BME 131 BME‐131

Problem 3/6:
With h f Wi h what force g magnitude T must the person pull on the cable in order to cause the scale A to read 500 lb? The weights of the pulleys and cables are d bl negligible. negligible State any assumptions.
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Problem 3/6: FBD of 1000 lb weight and lower pair of pulleys. + ↑ ∑F = 0 : 5T + 500lb − 1000lb = 0 5T − 500lb = 0 5T = 500lb T = 100lb Assumption: Non-verticality of some cables is negligible 3 Problem 3/7: What horizontal force P must a worker exert on the rope to position the 50 kg crate directly over the trailer? 4 .

Determine the tension q T in each of the equal length rods which form the two UU shaped members of the device.48 4 P = R sin θ W = R cosθ P R sin θ = W R cosθ P = W tan θ P = 50(9. θ = 14.81) tan(14.48 ) P = 126. device 6 .65 N 5 Problem 3/8: The 600 lb drum is being hoisted by the lifting device which hooks o er the end over lips of the drum.Problem 3/7: 1 sinθ = .

05 + ↑ ∑F = 0 : 600lb − 2 ( 2T sin(29.Problem 3/8: FBD of junction ring at C.9425 T = 308. 8 . State any assumptions. ⎛ θ = tan −1 ⎜ 10 ⎞ ⎟ ⎝ 18 ⎠ θ = 29.05 ) = 0 i (29 05 600 T= 1.87lb 7 Problem 3/9: Determine the force magnitude P required to lift D t i th f it d i dt one end of the 250 kg crate with the lever dolly as shown.

81N FBD Assumption: moment of the friction force is negligible 9 Problem 3/10: Determine the magnitude P of th vertical force D t i th it d f the ti l f required to lift the wheelbarrow free of the ground at point B. The combined weight of the wheelbarrow and its load is 240 lb with center of gravity at G.81)(0.275) = 0 2 P = 224.5) − (250)(9. 10 .Problem 3/9: + ∑Mo = 0 : 1 P (1.

Problem 3/10: FBD + ∑MC = 0 : 48 8 − P ( ) + 240( ) = 0 12 12 P = 40lb 11 ' ' Problem 3/11: To facilitate shifting the position of a lifting hook when it is not under load. h i i d l d the sliding hanger shown is i used. Compute the beam forces at A and B when the hook supports a 300 kg mass. The projections at d Th j i A and B engage the flanges of a box beam fl f b b when a load is supported. and the hook projects through a horizontal slot in the beam. 12 .

6) = 0 N B = 1962 N + ↑ ∑ Fy = 0 : N A − 2943 − 1962 = 0 N A = 4905 N 905 FBD 13 Problem 3/12: Three cables are joined at the junction ring C.Problem 3/11: W = 300 × 9.4) − N B (0.81 = 2943 N + ∑MA = 0 : 2943(0. 14 . Determine the tensions in cables AC and BC caused by the weight of the 30 kg cylinder.

16 .81 294. FBD of j ti ring C: f junction i C TAC = 215.3 + → ∑ Fx = 0 : -TAC cos 45 − TBC cos 60 + 294.86 N 15 Problem 3/13: The 100 kg wheel rests on a rough surface and bears against the roller A when the couple M is applied.m and the wheel does not slip.47 N TBC = 263.3sin15 = 0 Solving simultaneously.3cos15 = 0 + ↑ ∑ Fy = 0 : Problem 3/12: TAC sin 45 − TBC sin 60 + 294. compute comp te the reaction on the roller A A.W = 30 × 9 81 = 294 3 N 9. If M=60 N.

18 .m FBD + ∑MC = 0 : + −60 + F (0.Problem 3/13: W = mg = 100 × 9. The force loads shown lie in a vertical plane.94 17 Problem 3/14: The uniform beam has a mass of 50 kg per meter g p pp of length. Compute the reactions at the support O.3) = 0 F = 200 N → ∑ Fx = 0 : -FA cos30 + 200 = 0 FA = 230 94 N 230.81 = 981N M = 60 N .

12kN .8) − 50(1.m 20 .7 kN 19 + Problem 3/14: + ↑ ∑ Fy = 0 : Oy − 50(2 4)(9 81) − 3000 50(2.2)(9.81) −1 4(103 )cos30 − 50(1 2)(9 81) = 0 1.2) − 3000(1.4 0 6 (9 81)(2 4 + 0.2) (9.81)(1.2) (2 4cos30 + 1 2) = 0 M O = 9.81) Oy = 5.81)(2.4)(9.4(10 50(1.4 × 103 sin 30 = 0 Ox = −0.Problem 3/14: FBD → ∑ Fx = 0 : Ox + 1.6cos30 ) + 4000 − 1400 30 (2.98kN + ∑MO = 0 : M O − 50(2.4)(9.4cos30 1.

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