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Determine the diagrams for moment and shear for the following pinned at two ends beam. Total length 9m. EI constant. Units KN,m. Solution Shear diagram Mom...

Read MoreA solid rod has a diameter of 20 mm and is 600 mm long. It is made of a material that can be modeled by the stress–strain diagram shown in the figure below. If it is used as a pin-supported column, de...

Read MoreA single point with mass m is vibrating harmonically. The displacement x from point of balance is governed by the differential equation where ω is a positive constant. a) Show that...

Read MoreA single point with mass m is vibrating harmonically. The displacement x from point of balance is governed by the differential equation where ω is a positive constant. b) What is t...

Read MoreThe friction coefficient is c1=0.2 between two bodies A,B. The friction coefficient is c2=0.18 between body B and the ground. If mass mA=0.5kgr and mB=1kgr , what is the minimum force P so that the tw...

Read MoreA simple beam pinned at two ends is loaded as shown in the figure. Calculate the required section modulus S if σallow =1500 ΚΝ/m2, L =24 m, P =2000 KN, and q = 400 KN/m. Solution The r...

Read MoreFind the location of the PNA (plastic neutral axis) from top for the following section. Solution The plastic neutral axis is defined as the axis that splits the cross section in such a way t...

Read MoreFind the axial forces of the members 2-3, 9-3 of the truss for the given loads. Solution From the equilibrium of the forces on the truss we have: We consider the cross section T s...

Read MoreDetermine the moments of inertia Ix and Iy of the Z section. The origin of coordinates is at the centroid. Solution Determine the moments of inertia Ix and...

Read MoreDetermine the internal forces at point C. Solution We calculate the reaction R1,R2. From the equilibrium of forces. We calculate the internal forces at point C.

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