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The following “difficulty” ratings will be used: Easy More Difficult Difficult Very Challenging CHAPTER 1, GENERAL PRINCIPLES: Problem 1-1: (a) (b) (c) (d) Problem 1-2: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Dimensional conversion between English and SI units Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to Example problem #1.2 2. Use the method of “units cancellation” to decide whether to multiply or divide by a conversion factor. Difficulty: Easy Concept: Rounding and Significant Figures Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the rules of “rounding” in Sec. 1.5 2. Refer to the discussion of significant figures in Sec. 1.5 Difficulty: Easy

(d) Problem 1-3: (a) (b) (c)

(d)

Concept: Significance of zeros in numerical values and appropriate use of SI prefixes Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Look at the numerical value in conjunction with the units prefix to decide how the number should be appropriately expressed. 2. Read about dimensional homogeneity and significant figures in Sec. 1.5. Difficulty: Easy

Problem 1-4: (Same as Problem 1-3) Problem 1-5: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Units conversion Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use “unit cancellation” to be sure you are using conversion factors in the correct manner. 2. Convert to km/hr first, then use that answer and convert it to m/s. Difficulty: Easy

(d) Problem 1-6: (a) (b) (c)

(d) Problem 1-7: (a) (b) (c) (d) Problem 1-8: (a) (b) (c)

Concept: Numerical calculation and appropriate use of SI prefixes Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Do the calculation, then, by looking at the numerical value, decide what the appropriate SI prefix should be. 2. Refer to “significant figures”discussion in Sec. 1.5 to decide on the correct way to report zeros in a numerical value. Difficulty: Easy

Concept: Units conversion between English and SI systems and Difference between mass and weight. Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: Use “units cancellation” principles along with correct conversion factors. Difficulty: Medium

Concept: Appropriate use of SI prefixes Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Replace each prefix with the appropriate power of 10, then use the correct SI prefixes. 2. See “Important Points” on page 14

(d) Problem 1-9: (a) (b) (c)

Difficulty:

Easy

Concept: Units conversion Estimated time to solve the problem: Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.

5 minutes

(d)

Difficulty:

Use the method of “units cancellation”. To convert 1 Pa to psf, you will be going from SI to English units; to convert atmospheric pressure, you will be converting from English to SI units. Keep this in mind; it’s important to use “units cancellation”. Easy

Problem 1-10: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Converting mass to weight (force) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use acceleration due to gravity to convert mass to force 2. Remember that the units for a Newton are kg-m/s2 Difficulty: Easy

Problem 1-11, 12: (a) Concept: Mathematical manipulation of quantities of varying SI units (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Report your answers in standard SI units 2. Round to 3 significant figures (d) Difficulty: Moderate Problem 1-13, 14, 15: (a) Concept: Conversion of quantities from English to SI units (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use correct conversion factors 2. Report answers in standard SI units and round to 3 significant figures. 3. The use of “units cancellation” will be helpful (d) Difficulty: Moderate Problem 1-16:

(a) Concept:

Force of gravity between 2 objects; converting mass to force (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: Use acceleration due to gravity to convert from mass to force. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 1-17: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Estimated time to solve the problem: Hints to solve the problem: Use acceleration due to gravity to convert weights. Report answers in appropriate SI units of mass. Difficulty: Easy

Problem 1-18: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: English and SI units conversion between mass and force, with a change in acceleration due to gravity Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: Use appropriate conversion factors and keep track of units. Difficulty: Moderate

Problem 1-19: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Gravitational force between 2 objects Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Substitute the units for each quantity into the equation and solve in terms of units. 2. Solve the equation with the given values. Difficulty: Moderate

(d)

Problem 1-20: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Manipulation of metric units in mathematical operations Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: Evaluate parts (a) and (b) and report in correct SI units. Difficulty: Easy

CHAPTER 2, FORCE VECTORS: Problem 2-1:

(a) (b) (c)

(d)

Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 3. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines, as appropriate, to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. 4. Review Example 2.1 in text. Difficulty: Easy

Problem 2-2(a): (a) (b) (c) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 3. Use the law of cosines to find the unknown force magnitude. 4. Review Example 2.1 in text. Difficulty: Easy

(d)

Problem 2-2(b): For Part (b), the above concept and solution method is the same as for Part (a), but F2 is now subtracted or negative. So, make the force vector for F2 negative and follow the steps above for Part (a). This part will take approximately 3 additional minutes. Problem 2-3: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram.

1 in text. Review Example 2.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 2. 2. 2. 3. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 4. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.1 in text. 2. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Review Example 2. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. as appropriate. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 2. Difficulty: Easy Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 4.(d) Problem 2-4: (a) 3. 4. as appropriate. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-7/8: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. .4 in text. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Review Example 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 3. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-5/6: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law.

2. 5. Difficulty: More Difficult Problems 2-9/10: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. putting AB in tension and BC in compression) 4. try to figure out what direction the force in each member of the frame will be acting in. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 5. as appropriate. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-12: All information for problem 2-11 applies. When you draw your parallelogram. 2. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. 4.3 in text.1 in text. Review Example 2. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Review Example 2. 3. When you draw your parallelogram. the applied force is pulling down. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. 4. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. 2.4 in text. as appropriate.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Review Example 2.3 in text. 3. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-11: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. as appropriate. Problem 2-13: .(d) 3. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. try to figure out in which direction the force along each line will be acting. but refer to Example 2. 2. (i. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle.e. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.

Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. Review Example 2. 2. 3. 3. 2. Review Example 2. as appropriate. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problems 2-15/16/17/18/19/20: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. 3.(a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.4 in text. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-14: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. 2. Review Example 2. as appropriate. 4.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law.4 in text. 2. 4. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-21: . Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 4. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 2.4 in text. as appropriate.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 2.

Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 2. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-22: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review Example 2. 5.1 in text and apply this procedure twice to find FR. F’. 4. think about the geometry that would produce the shortest vector length of FB. except forces are resolved in a different order. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 2. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. Use this process again for resolving F’ and F3 into their resultant force.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Review Example 2. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-23: Same as for Problem 2-22. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. 3. 5. and its orientation angle. 2. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Problem 2-24: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. The final answer should be the same for FR. 3.4 in text. As the parallelogram is drawn. . this thought process should allow the angle between FA and FB to be determined. as appropriate. FR. 4. 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines.(a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude. 2. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law.

The minimum force.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude. Review Example 2.. F. 2.(d) 2. Review Example 2. as appropriate. 3.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law.1 in text. 2. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 4. F’ is the resultant of the 2 given forces. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. in the unknown chain will be the given resultant force. 4. Difficulty: More Difficult Problems 2-25/26/27/28: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. as appropriate.4 in text. 4. and its orientation angle. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-29: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle. minus F’. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec.4 in text. 3. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 2. (d) Difficulty: Difficult Problem 2-30: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding force resultants using the Parallelogram Law (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: . 3. F’. Review Example 2. 5. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. 2. 500 lb.

4 of the textbook. The minimum force. as appropriate to find the unknown force magnitude. F.. Use the force triangle given for the 20kN force and the concept of “similar triangles” to find its x. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. 3. though. Review Examples 2.1 in text. Difficulty: Difficult Problem 2-31: (a) Concept: Components of a force in 2 orthogonal (perpendicular) directions (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. 2. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. find the resultant force.(d) 1. 2. y components. 2. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. Review Example 2. Review Example 2. 4. not two. and its orientation angle. 3. F’ is the resultant of the 2 given forces.3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-35: . Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.6 and 7 in text. Using right triangle geometry. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram.6 in text. the x component will be 4/5 * 20kN and the y component will be 3/5 * 20 kN. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. 2. i. F’.4 of the textbook. 5. in the unknown rope will be the given resultant force. (There is only 1 force to work with on this problem.e. 5. 3. minus F’. Use Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given force in the x and y directions. 900 lb.) (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-32/33/34: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. 2. Apply equation 2.

e.4 of the textbook. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. 4. (i. Apply equation 2. Apply equation 2. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. 2. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.6 and 7 in text. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. 2. 2. 2.6 and 7 in text.4 of the textbook. (d) Difficulty: Easy .1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. 3. 4.1. Review Examples 2. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-36: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (d) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. 3.6 and 7 in text.1. 2. 4. (i. Using right triangle geometry. Apply equation 2.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. find the resultant force.e.4 of the textbook. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Review Examples 2. 2. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-37: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.(a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review Examples 2. 3.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction.

2. The sum of the i and j components is the force expressed in Cartesian Vector Notation. y components.Problem 2-38: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.e.4 of the textbook. the x component will be 4/5 * 600 N in the negative direction and the y component will be 3/5 * 600 N in the positive direction. the x component will be 5/13 * 26 kN in the negative direction and the y component will be 12/13 * 26 kN in the positive direction. 4. and the y component of each force will be multiplied by a unit vector.6 in text. Use the force triangle given for the 600N force and the concept of “similar triangles” to find its x.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-40: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.6 and 7 in text. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-39: (a) (b) Concept: Expressing forces in Cartesian Vector Notation Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. i. Using right triangle geometry. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. j. 5. Use the force triangle given for the 26kN force and the concept of “similar triangles” to find its x. 5. 2. Review Example 2. 3.4 of the textbook. i. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. . Review Examples 2. 3. Apply equation 2. i. 2. Use the given geometry to determine the components of the forces in the x and y directions. 4. The x component of each force will be multiplied by a unit vector. find the resultant force.e. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. y components. 2. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec.4 of the textbook. 2.

3. Apply equation 2. Apply equation 2. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-43: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.6 and 7 in text. 3.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. i.e. find the resultant force. find the resultant force. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Review Examples 2. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-44: . Using right triangle geometry. the x component will be 5/13 * 26 kN in the negative direction and the y component will be 12/13 * 26 kN in the positive direction. 2. 3. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. 2. 4.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Review Examples 2.(d) 2.4 of the textbook.6 and 7 in text. y components. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.6 and 7 in text. 4. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. Using right triangle geometry.e. 2. (i. 5. 2. 4.4 of the textbook.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.1. Use the force triangle given for the 26kN force and the concept of “similar triangles” to find its x. Apply equation 2. Review Examples 2. Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-41/42: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.

(d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-49/50: . 3.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.(a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. y components of forces for rotated coordinate systems (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 5 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Using right triangle geometry.6 and 7 in text. find the resultant force. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-45: (a) Concept: Determination of x. 2.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.1 and add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Recommend the use of Scalar Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions for the rotated coordinate system. Apply equation 2. find the resultant force. 2.4 of the textbook. Using right triangle geometry. Apply equation 2. Review Examples 2. Apply equation 2.4 of the textbook. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. Review Examples 2. 2. find the resultant force. 2. 3. 4. 4. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.6. 3. Using right triangle geometry.6 and 7 in text. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec.4 of the textbook. Review Examples 2. 2. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-46/47/48: (a) Concept: Resultant of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (d) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Solution I in text. 4.

Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. (i. Apply equation 2. 2.4 of the textbook. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.4 of the textbook.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude.1. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction. Review Examples 2.1. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec.4 of the textbook. Review Examples 2. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.e. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.1. (i. 4.e. 3. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. 3. 4. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. 3. 2. Use Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-52: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.(a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Apply equation 2.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction.e. 2. 2.6 and 7 in text.6 and 7 in text. (i. Review Examples 2. 4. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-51: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.6 and 7 in text. 2. Apply equation 2. . Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.

4 of the textbook. To minimize the resultant force FR. Use Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions.e.e. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. Review Examples 2. 3. Write the expression for the resultant force. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. 3.1. take the derivative of FR with respect to F and set it equal to zero. 4.4 of the textbook. 4.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude. (i.4 of the textbook. 3. 2. in terms of its components FRx and FRy.1. 2.(d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-53: (a) (b) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Apply equation 2. 2. 3. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y . Use Scalar Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Apply equation 2. Solve for F. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec.6 and 7 in text. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. 2. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force.1. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-54: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. (i. 2. Apply equation 2. 2. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-55: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. FR.

take the derivative of FR with respect to F and set it equal to zero. 4. 2. 4. 3. Be sure to use the force triangle given to find the x. Review Examples 2.4 of the textbook. add these components in the x and y directions to get the x and y component of the resultant force. 2. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-58: (a) (b) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. y components of the 52 lb. 2. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-59: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: . Apply equation 2. in terms of its components FRx and FRy. (i. Review Examples 2. Solve for F.1.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction.e.4 of the textbook. 3. Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-56/57: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces using Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.6 and 7 in text.6 and 7 in text. Use Scalar Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. 5. 2. Apply equation 2. Write the resultant force in terms of its x and y components. To minimize the resultant force FR. force. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. FR. 4. Use either Scalar Notation or Cartesian Vector Notation to find the components of the given forces in the x and y directions. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec.1. 3.) Solve for the unknown force magnitude and direction.(d) components. Write the expression for the resultant force.

8 in the text. See equation 2-8. y and z directions. 2. Once the magnitude of F has been determined. 3. and then multiply by the applicable magnitude. 3. Now. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-61: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use the slope triangle given along with the force component of 40N to determine F. 2. forces. Write each force in vector notation by using the angles and slope triangle.10 in the text. Use the direction angles to determine the unit vector of the force. Write the unit vector first. Difficulty: Refer to equation 2-6 to determine the magnitudes of the Use equation 2-7 to calculate the direction angles of each Use the direction angles calculated to sketch the forces. 3. force. Easy Problem 2-60: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. . Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. 2. 4. Use the direction angles calculated to sketch the forces. Review example 2.(d) 1. use the given angle and slope triangle to find the components of F in the x. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-62: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review example 2. multiply this unit vector by the force magnitude to get the vector force.

2.9 in the text. Write each force in vector notation by using the angles and slope triangle. along with the force magnitude. Apply equation 2-10 2. Use the given angles and β.(d) 3. 4. Review example 2. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector.9 in the text. and then multiply by the applicable magnitude.9 in the text. 4.8 in the text. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. Difficulty: Easy (d) . Write the unit vector first. Review example 2. Write the unit vector first. to write the force vector. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-64: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. Write each force in vector notation by using the angles and slope triangle. Review example 2. 3. See equation 2-11 3. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. 3. and then multiply by the applicable magnitude. 2. Review example 2. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-65: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-63: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.

Review example 2. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. 4. Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. 3.9 in the text.9 in the text. . Write each force in vector notation. Use equation 2-11. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-71: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. 3.Problems 2-66/67: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Write each force in vector notation. 2. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-70: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Use equation 2-11. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-68/69/70: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review example 2. 4. Review example 2. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force. 3. Write each force in vector notation by using the given angles. Write each force in vector notation by using the given angles.11 in the text.

Use equation 2-11. More Difficult Problem 2-72: (a) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use equation 2-12 to determine the resultant force vector. 3.11 in the text.9 in the text. 2. 2. Apply equation 2-10 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-74/75: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. to write the force vector. See equation 2-11 3. Equations 2-8 and 2-9 will be helpful in determining the direction angles of the resultant force.10 in the text. Write F1 in vector notation. 4. Write each force in vector notation by using the given angles. 3. along with the force magnitude. Difficulty: Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 2-76: (a) (b) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes . Review example 2.(d) 2. Use the given angles and β. Review example 2. Review example 2. Apply equation 2-7 to solve for the cosines of the direction angles. (d) Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-73: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3.8 in the text. Review example 2.

11 in the text. Write the forces in vector notation. Review example 2. Apply equation 2-7 to solve for the cosines of the direction angles. to determine F.(c) (d) Hints to solve the problem: 1.8 in the text. 3. See equation 2-11 3. 3. Review example 2. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problems 2-79/80: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. use the given angle and slope triangle to find the components of F in the x. Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-77: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Apply equation 2-10 2. along with the force magnitude. y and z directions. Use the angle given along with the force component of 80 lb. Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. 3. Use the given angles and β. 4.10 in the text. Review example 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-78: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Once the magnitude of F has been determined. Review example 2.10 in the text. 2. 2. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 2-81: . Write each force in vector notation. to write the force vector. Use the direction angles calculated to sketch the forces. 2.

(This is explained in Sec. Difficulty: easy Problems 2-82/83/84/85: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of a position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Find the magnitude and direction of r. . Use equation 2-13 to write r in vector notation. from A to B. See example 2. 2.8 of the text. Difficulty: easy Problem 2-89: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. r2 and r3. Write a position vector. Difficulty: easy Problem 2-86: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. from A to B. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-87/88: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of a distance using a position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. 2. r. is using the given equation as a function of r1. Write a position vector.12. 2. from A to B. r. Mathematically determine what the position vector. See example 2. Find the magnitude of r. r. See example 2.12. Write a position vector.) 3.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of a resultant position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Find the magnitude and direction of r. r.12.14. See example 2. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude.

Find the magnitude of r. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude.8 of the text. 2. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. 4. 2. See example 2.12. Write a position vector. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-90: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of a distance using a position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. r. See example 2.14.(d) 2.) 3.12. Difficulty: easy (d) Problems 2-92/93: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. C to D and D to B. (This is explained in Sec. Find the magnitude of each position vector and this will be the length of each part of the wire. See example 2. from A to B. 2. Write 3 position vectors from A to D. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-94: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of position vectors to determine 2 force vectors and the resultant force as a Cartesian vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.) 3. (This is explained in Sec. Calculate the magnitude of r – this is the length of the cord. Difficulty: easy Problem 2-91: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a distance using a position vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude. See example 2. from A to B. 2.14. Write a position vector.8 of the text. . r.

See example 2. Write position vectors from B to A and from B to C. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles. 4. (This is explained in Sec.8 of the text. (This is explained in Sec. 2.) 3. (This is explained in Sec. Write position vectors from A to B and from C to D. 2.) 3.15.8 of the text. 2. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-95: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.15. 3.(d) 2. 2.). Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude.8 of the text. See example 2. See example 2.15. 4. 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-96: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of position vectors to determine 2 force vectors and the resultant force as a Cartesian vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles.) . Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-97: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of position vectors to determine 2 force vectors and the resultant force as a Cartesian vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude.8 of the text. (This is explained in Sec. 2. 2. Write position vectors from C to A and from C to B.

(This is explained in Sec.) 3. 4. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. 2.15. r. 2. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-100/101/102: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.15. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles. (This is explained in Sec.(d) 3. Write position vectors from B to D and from A to C. 2. (This is explained in Sec.15. See example 2. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude. 2. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude. from A to B. See example 2. 4. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-98: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C.8 of the text. See example 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-99: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. See example 2.14.8 of the text. Write a position vector. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-103: . 3.8 of the text.).) 3. 2.

the unknown coordinates can be determined. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-104: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of coordinates from known a force resultant and one component Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. See example 2. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and direction angles.15. 3. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. This problem is the reverse of problem 2-102. Using the force vector. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-105: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vectors to determine 4 force vectors and a resultant force Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Convert this unit vector to a position vector acting from A to B. the resultant force and its direction angles Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. . Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-106: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vectors to determine 3 force vectors. (This is explained in Sec. 2. Use the given information to find one component of the unit vector in the direction of the force. from A to B.8 of the text. write a unit vector in the direction of the force. 4. 2.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of coordinates from a vector force and known distance Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Write position vectors from A to B and from A to C. Knowing the length of the cord.) 3. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude.

Reduce to simplest form.15. in vector notation. See example 2.8 of the text. Write the mathematical sum of vectors B and D. See example 2. r.8 of the text.) 3. (This is explained in Sec.8 of the text. 2. from A to B. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude. r. (This is explained in Sec. Convert r to a unit vector acting from A to B and multiply each component by the force magnitude. A = Axi + Ayj + Azk. 2. from A to B. etc. See example 2. i. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-108: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector and its coordinate direction angles Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. (This is explained in Sec. Write vectors A.e.) 3. 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-110/111: . 2. 4. Convert each position vector to a unit vector and multiply each component by the appropriate force magnitude.) 3. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-107: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. B and C in vector notation. 2. 2.(d) 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-109: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Prove the Dot Product Distributive Law Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. then use equation 2-15 to take the dot product.14. Write a position vector. Write a position vector.14. Use equation 2-12 to obtain the resultant force vector and from it calculate the force magnitude and coordinate direction angles.

Difficulty: Easy Problem 2-112: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section.9 of the text. 2.9 of the text. part 1 in Sec. Write position vectors and apply equation 2-15. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. Refer to example 2. follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-113: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Using the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.17 in text.9 of the text. 4. 2. Refer to example 2. 2. part 2 in Sec.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Using the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. part 1 in Sec. Once the dot product has been determined. part 2 in Sec. 2.16 in text. Once the dot product has been determined.9 of the text. 3. Write position vectors for r1 and r2 and apply equation 2-15. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-114: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel and perpendicular to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Apply equation 2-15. . 2. Write position vectors and apply equation 2-15. 3. Write a unit vector for AB. 2. follow the instructions in the “Applications” section.

part 2 in Sec. 2. part 1 in Sec. .9 of the text.9 of the text.9 of the text. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 2-120: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Write position vectors for sides of the triangle. 3. 4. then apply equation 2-15. Once the dot product has been determined. 2. Write a unit vector in the direction of the pole and apply equation 2-15. 2. 2. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. 2.16 in text. Write a unit vector for AC. 2. Write the force in vector notation.(d) Difficulty: Difficult Problem 2-115: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Using the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. AB and AC. Refer to example 2. part 2 in Sec. Apply equation 2-15. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-116: (a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of position vector and trigonometry Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: as stated in problem Difficulty: Easy Problems 2-117/118/119: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel and perpendicular to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.

Write unit vectors for OA and OC. part 1 in Sec.9 of the text. part 1 in Sec. 2. Once the dot product has been determined. Write the force in vector notation and write a unit vector in the direction of AB. 2. Write unit vectors for OA and OD.9 of the text. part 2 in Sec. apply equation 2-15. Once the dot product has been determined. 2. follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. More Difficult Problem 2-121: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.(d) 3. 2. 2. 3. Difficulty: Refer to example 2. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-124: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel and perpendicular to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: . Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-122: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to example 2. 2. Apply equation 2-15.17 in text.9 of the text. follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 2-123: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of the Dot Product to determine an angle between 2 vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. apply equation 2-15.17 in text.

2. 4. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. part 2 in Sec. Difficulty: Difficult Problem 2-125: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel and perpendicular to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. 2. 2. Apply equation 2-15. Write a unit vector for AB. 2. part 1 in Sec. part 2 in Sec. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 2-126: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vector forces Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to example 2.9 of the text. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-127: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vector forces Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-128: . 3. 4. 2.16 in text. 2.9 of the text.16 in text. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. 4. part 1 in Sec. Apply equation 2-15. 3. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. Apply equation 2-15. Write the two forces in vector notation. Refer to example 2. 4. Refer to example 2.(d) 1. 3. Write position vectors in the directions of AC and AB. Apply equation 2-15.16 in text.9 of the text. Write the two forces in vector notation. 3.16 in text.9 of the text. Refer to example 2.

2. 2. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. .9 of the text. 3. 3. Write position vectors in the directions of the edges of the bracket. 2. part 1 in Sec. 4. part 2 in Sec.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified line Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. part 2 in Sec. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. 2. Apply equation 2-15.17 in text. 2. Write forces in vector notation. 3.9 of the text. Do this process twice. Refer to example 2.9 of the text. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. 2. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-129: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.17 in text. part 1 in Sec. 3. Refer to example 2. Apply equation 2-15. Write the force in vector notation and write a unit vector in the direction of AC. once for the projection to the x-axis and once for the projection onto cable AC. 2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-130: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified direction Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Write the forces in vector notation. Refer to example 2. Apply equation 2-15. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-131: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vector forces Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. 2. Apply equation 2-15.9 of the text.16 in text.

2. try to figure out what direction the force in each member of the frame will be acting in. (i. Review Example 2. to find the unknown force magnitude and angle.11 in the text. 2. 3. Refer to example 2. part 1 in Sec.16 in text..3 for adding 2 forces using the Parallelogram Law. Use the law of cosines and/or law of sines. Apply the equation a nd 2 time to OA and AC.e. Apply equation 2-12 and solve for unknowns. 3. Apply equation 2-15 to OA and AB. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problems 2-133/134: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Magnitudes and directions of forces expressed as Cartesian vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. More Difficult Problem 2-132: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. putting AB in tension and BC in compression) 4.9 of the text. 3.16 in text. Label all known and unknown forces and angles in the force parallelogram. Review example 2.(d) 4. Write position vectors for OA. 2. Write each force in vector notation. 5. Refer to the “Procedure for Analysis” in Sec. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult . Difficulty: Refer to example 2. When you draw your parallelogram. AB and AC.3 in text. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-135: (a) Concept: Vector Addition of Forces – finding components of a known force resultant using the Parallelogram Law and Trigonometry (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. For each angle follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. 4. 2. 2. as appropriate. the applied force is pulling down.

(d) Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-138: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of the angle between two vectors Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. 4. 3. Draw a force triangle.6 and 7 in text. 2. Write a position vector. For each angle follow the instructions in the “Applications” section.16 in text. r. Apply the equation a nd 2 time to BC and CD. from C to O. Apply equation 2-15 to AB and BC.9 of the text. See example 2. BC and CD.8 of the text.) 3. 3. 2. as applicable. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-139: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector force parallel to a specified direction Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to example 2. Convert r to a unit vector acting from C to O and multiply each component by the force magnitude. to solve for the resultant force in terms of F and θ.4 of the textbook. 4. 2. part 1 in Sec.14. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-137: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. Review Examples 2.Problem 2-136: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Use of a position vector to determine a force vector Estimated time to solve the problem: 12 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use the law of cosines/sines. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. (This is explained in Sec. 2. Write position vectors for AB. 2. Apply equation 2-15. Write unit vectors for AB and AC. .

2. Difficulty: More Difficult (d) Problem 2-141: (a) Concept: Resultants and components of forces Cartesian Vector Notation (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (d) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.2 in text . Draw a force triangle. Difficulty: More Difficult Problem 2-140: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Determination of a component of a vector parallel to a specified direction Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. to solve for the resultant force in terms of F and θ. part 2 in Sec. Refer to example 2. (d) Difficulty: More Difficult CHAPTER 3. Refer to “Important Points” in Sec. Apply equation 2-15.4 of the textbook.6 and 7 in text. 3.9 of the text. 3.3 of the text. F1x = 4/5 F1 and F1y = -3/5 F1 4. 2. The FBD is given. Use the law of cosines/sines. Refer to example 2. Review Examples 3. 2. i. 2.17 in text. so apply equations of equilibrium. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. as applicable.e.9 of the text.(d) 2. 3. Write the force in vector notation and write a unit vector for BC.17 in text. 4. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. 2. Be sure to use the force triangle to resolve F1 into its components. part 2 in Sec. Follow the instructions in the “Applications” section. Review Examples 2. EQUILIBRIUM OF A PARTICLE: Abbreviation for “free-body diagrams” will be FBD’s Problem 3-1: (a) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3.

2) 4.2 in text. 2.2 in text. ΣFy = 0 eliminates AB because it is a horizontal force.3 of the text. Refer to example 3. 2. Difficulty: Easy Problems 3-3/4/5/6: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. (see hints for #3-1. 3. It is not necessary to determine the angle of orientation of the force.3 of the text.e. The FBD is given.2 in text. Difficulty: More difficult . Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to example 3. The FBD is given. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. i. so apply equations of equilibrium.(d) Problem 3-2: (a) (b) (c) Difficulty: Easy (d) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 8 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4.e. 3.3 of the text. If possible. 3. so apply equations of equilibrium. Fx = -3/5 *7 kN and Fy = 4/5 *7kN (signs refer to direction based on the coordinate system given) 4. Be sure to use the force triangle to resolve the 7 kN force into its components. Difficulty: Easy (d) Problem 3-7: (a) (b) (c) (d) Problem 3-8: Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to example 3. i. Be sure to use the force triangle to resolve the forces into components where applicable. 2.

3 of the text.(a) (b) (c) (d) Problem 3-9: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 2500 lb. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. i. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. If possible.3 of the text.e. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. that part of the rope controls. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Assume that the force in either AC or AB = 2500 lb. ΣFy = 0 eliminates AB because it is a horizontal force. 2.2 in text. 2. 2. NOTE: Convert the mass of the traffic light to a force. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-10: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.2 in text. Refer to example 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces.3 of the text.2 in text. Refer to example 3. If it’s larger. Refer to example 3. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-11: . and solve for θ and the other force. 5. 3. 3. 3. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. not the part originally chosen.

3 of the text. 2. 2. Refer to example 3. 2.2 in text. 2. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-12: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system for one ball and label all known and unknown forces.3 of the text. 3.3 of the text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3.3 of the text. 3. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-14: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. NOTE: Convert the mass of the block to a force. Refer to example 3. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system for one ball and label all known and unknown forces. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-13: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.2 in text.2 in text. NOTE: Convert the mass of the pith ball to a force. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 3. Refer to example 3. .

4. Refer to example 3. .3 of the text. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3.4 in text. Use equation 3-2 to calculate the amount of “stretch” or elongation in each spring. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 4.(d) 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-17: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3.4 in text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Refer to example 3. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-15: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3. 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Apply equation 3-2 to determine the force in AB and BC. 3. 4. Apply the equations of equilibrium to determine the forces in AB and BC. Refer to example 3.3 of the text. 2. Apply the equations of equilibrium to determine the forces in AC and AB. 5. Apply equations of equilibrium to determine the force. 2. 5. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-16: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.4 in text. Use equation 3-2 to calculate the amount of “stretch” or elongation in each spring.3 of the text. F.

Assume that the force in either AC or AB = 50 lb. Assume that the force in either BCA or CD = 100 lb.2 in text. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-19: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. not the part originally chosen. 4. not the part originally chosen. If it’s larger. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 3.2 in text. If possible. 4. note that the force in rope AC = BC assuming a frictionless pulley. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-18: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. More difficult (d) Problems 3-20/21: .(d) 3. Difficulty: Refer to example 3. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 50 lb. and solve the other force and θ. Refer to example 3. 2. and solve the other force and the flower pot weight. that part of the rope controls. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 5. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 100 lb. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 2. If it’s larger. 4. Refer to example 3. As you apply the equations of equilibrium.3 of the text. If possible. that part of the rope controls. 3.3 of the text.2 in text. 5.

If possible. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-23: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 5. not the part originally chosen. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknowns on the FBD. . Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 2. Refer to example 3.2 in text. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-22: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 4. apply the equations of equilibrium such that there is only 1 unknown in each equation.3 of the text. that part of the rope controls. note that the force in rope remains constant as it passes over the pulley. 2. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Refer to example 3.3 of the text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. As you apply the equations of equilibrium. 3. 3.2 in text. If it’s larger. CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 80 lb. 2. 4. Assume that the force in either of the cords = 80 lb. 3.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. NOTE: Convert the mass of the ball to a force. assuming a frictionless pulley. and solve the force in the other cord and weight of the block. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces.2 in text. 4. Refer to example 3.3 of the text.

3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 4. Apply the equations of equilibrium. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problems 3-25/26: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Use geometry to solve for the length of each cable required. As you apply the equations of equilibrium. 3. assuming frictionless pulleys. Given the force in AB and AC = 5kN. 2. Difficulty: Difficult (d) . 6.(d) Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-24: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Apply the equations of equilibrium. Refer to example 3.3 of the text. Refer to example 3. note that the force in rope remains constant as it passes over the pulleys. 4. solve for θ. Determine these forces in terms of θ. By inspection. 4. 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces.3 of the text.2 in text. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-27: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Be sure to convert the mass to force. Refer to example 3. due to symmetry.2 in text.2 in text. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 2. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 5. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces. the force in AB = force in AC. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3.3 of the text. 2.

2. 3. Refer to example 3.3 of the text. Refer to example 3. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Plot this function for θ.. solve for the angle that the string makes with horizontal. Solve for F in terms of θ. 3. 4. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force system for each orientation of the cable and label all known and unknown forces.3 of the text. Apply the equations of equilibrium. Refer to example 3.2 in text.2 in text. (d) Difficulty: Difficult Problem 3-29: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Knowing that the force in the string. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces. 2. i.2 in text.3 of the text. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the force in the cable for each orientation. 4.Problem 3-28: (a) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes (c) Hints to solve the problem: 1.e. 3. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-31: . Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-30: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 4. 5. the force in AB and AC = 15 lb.

4. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the force in the spring. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Use geometric relationships to determine the orientation of the forces in AB and BC. use the spring constant to determine the unstretched length of the spring. 4. 2. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-32: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 3-33: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2. to determine the length of the spring AC. to determine the length of the spring AC in terms of θ. Determine the force in the spring using the spring constant. Use law of cosines/sines. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces. Refer to example 3. as appropriate. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. as appropriate. This force will be in terms of θ. Refer to example 3. . 5. Now. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces.3 of the text. Use law of cosines/sines.3 of the text. 3. 5. 6. 3. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 3. 2.4 in text.3 of the text.4 in text. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at pulley B and label all known and unknown forces.(a) (b) (c) (d) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1.

Determine the force in the spring using the spring constant. assuming a frictionless pulley. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. 5. and solve the other force and θ. 2. (They will not BOTH be equal to 750 lb. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. at the same time. not the part originally chosen. You will need to re-work the problem with this force = 750 lb. If it’s larger. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system and label all known and unknown forces.) CHECK the force you solved for to be sure it is less than the maximum allowable force of 750 lb. Apply the hint given in the problem statement. 5. 3. 4. note that the force in rope AC = BC=CD = weight of block D. 5. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 3-35: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 15 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 3.4 in text. Assume that the force in either AB or AC = 750 lb. Refer to example 3. Difficulty: Difficult Problem 3-34: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 2.2 in text. Refer to example 3.3 of the text. As you apply the equations of equilibrium.3 of the text. Refer to example 3.(d) 4. 4. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the force in the cable. Difficulty: More difficult (d) Problem 3-36: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 10 minutes Hints to solve the problem: . that part of the rope controls.2 in text.

For a smooth pulley. 2. Refer to example 3. as below: y y-2 . 4. 3.(d) 1. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 5. Difficulty: Difficult (d) Problem 3-38: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 25 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. 6. Refer to example 3. Difficulty: More difficult Problem 3-37: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Solution will be trial and error. the force in AB=force in AC = T. AB=AC. Plot this with T as the ordinate and θ as the abscissa. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for T as a function of θ. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 3. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces in the springs in terms of θ. 4. 2. ΣFx = 0 and solve for angles of orientation of AB and AC in terms of each other.4 in text. Draw geometry of the “set up”. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. 5. varying between 0˚ and 90˚. 2.4 in text. Apply F = ks for the springs. Be sure to begin with a FBD of the concurrent force system at pulley A and label all known and unknown forces.3 of the text. 5. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 3. Due to symmetry.3 of the text.3 of the text. 4.

4. This is Newton’s 3rd Law. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces. To determine the direction of the normal force acting on the ball. . Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces. (d) Difficulty: Very Challenging Problem 3-39: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. Refer to Example 3. Find the hypotenuse of each triangle in terms of x and y and use the fact that the total length of the rope is known to determine y. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force and label all known and unknown forces. Use the 1st derivative of the function to determine θ. (don’t forget to convert mass to force) 3.3 of the text. Difficulty: Challenging Problem 3-40: (a) (b) (c) Concept: Equilibrium of a Concurrent Force System – use of freebody diagrams Estimated time to solve the problem: 20 minutes Hints to solve the problem: 1. the slope at that location must be determined. these are similar triangles. 2.3.10-x x For equilibrium. Refer to “Procedure for Analysis” in section 3. 3.3 of the text. As in this example. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force system at A and label all known and unknown forces. the force of AB on the pipe will act in the equal and opposite direction on the ring at B. θ θ N (d) 4. 2.

(d) 5. 6. Draw a FBD of the concurrent force system at B and label all known and unknown forces. Apply the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown forces on this FBD. Difficulty: Difficult .

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that member is in compression.e. (i. To choose a joint to begin your analysis. Joint B) (d) Problem 6-3: Difficulty: Easy .e. (i. 3. 2. then if the answer to the force in a member is negative. Support reactions are not required to solve problem. 3. Concept: Method of Joints to solve a truss problem 15 minutes Estimated time to solve the problem: Hints to solve the problem: Support reactions are not required to solve problem. Show all truss member forces on joint FBD’s as tensile (pulling) forces. look for one with 2 or less unknowns acting on it. look for one with 2 or less unknowns acting on it.CHAPTER 6: Problem 6-1: (a) (b) (c) 1. Joint B) d) Problem 6-2: (a) Concept: Method of Joints to solve a truss problem (b) Estimated time to solve the problem: (c) Hints to solve the problem: 15 minutes Difficulty: Easy 1.. To choose a joint to begin your analysis.. that member is in compression. 2. then if the answer to the force in a member is negative. Show all truss member forces on FBD as tensile (pulling) forces.

the student should be able to find unknown members “by inspection”. P2 For example. if P2 = zero. (b) Estimated time required to solve the problem: 20 min. (i. (d) Problem 6-4: (a) (b) (c) Difficulty: Medium Concept: Method of Joints for truss members. 2.. look for one with 2 or less unknowns acting on it. Medium (d) Difficulty: Problem 6-5: (a) Concept: Method of Joints for truss members and determining member forces “by inspection”. Joint B) 20 min. and AB = BC. (c) Hints to solve the problem: . then BD is a “zero force member”. Joint B: AB BC BD “By Inspection”. Estimated time required to solve the problem: Hints to solve the problem: 1. BD = P2 in compression.e. Estimated time required to solve the problem: 20 min. To choose a joint to begin your analysis.(a) (b) (c) Concept: Method of Joints for truss members and determining member forces “by inspection”. Hints to solve the problem: (See hints for Problem #6-4) 1. First. zero force members. look for any joints where members are parallel and perpendicular to each other. Additionally. By visualizing a FBD of the joint and knowing that it must be in static equilibrium. and determining member forces “by inspection”.

First. and AB = BC. Joint B: AB BC BE “By Inspection”. the student should be able to find unknown members “by inspection”. look for any joints where members are parallel and perpendicular to each other.1. BE = 2P in compression. By visualizing a FBD of the joint and knowing that it must be in static equilibrium. To choose a joint to begin your analysis. look for one with 2 or less unknowns acting on it. Joint B) (d) Difficulty: Medium .e.. (i. 2P For example. 2.

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