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Wright State University
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
ME 212, Winter 2009
ME 212 STATICS: QUIZ 2
Open Book, Closed Notes, Do not write on this sheet, Show all work
1. (35 points) Replace the force system acting on the pipe assembly by a resultant force
and couple at point O. Express the results in Cartesian vector form.
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2. (30 points) The jib crane is supported by a pin at C and rod AB. The rod can
withstand a maximum tension of 40 kN. If the load has a mass of 2000 kg, with its
center of mass located at G, determine its maximum allowable distance x and the
corresponding horizontal and vertical components of reaction at C.
3. (35 points) Determine the horizontal and vertical components of reaction at the pin A
and the normal force at the smooth peg B on the member.
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