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MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. The ball rolls without slipping on the fixed surface as shown. What is the direction of
the velocity of Point A?
a.
b.
c.
d.
Answer: c
2. The disk rolls without sliding on the fixed horizontal surface. At the instant shown,
the instantaneous center of zero velocity for rod AB would be located in which
region?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5
f. 6
Answer: a
3. Bar BDE is pinned to two links, AB and CD. At the instant shown the angular
velocities of link AB, link CD and bar BDE are AB, CD, and BDE, respectively.
Which of the following statements concerning the angular speeds of the three
objects is true at this instant?
a. AB = CD = BDE
b. BDE > AB > CD
c. AB = CD > BDE
d. AB > CD > BDE
e. CD > AB > BDE
Answer: e

PROBLEM SOLVING
1. Rod BDE is partially guided by a roler at D which moves
in a vertical track. The angular velocity of crank AB is 5
rad/s clockwise and that =25.
A. What is the velocity of point B?
v B= AB r AB

rad
(0.120 m)
s

0.6

m
s

B. Locate the instantaneous center of rod BDE.


l BC =500 sin ( 25 )=211.31 mm
l CD =500 cos ( 25 )=453.15 mm
C. Determine BCD.

BCD =

vB
0.6
=
=2.8394 rad /s
l BC 0.21131

D. Determine the velocity of Point E.


CF=700cos ( 25 )
tan =

FE 200 sin ( 25 )
=
=0.13323
CF 700 cos ( 25 )

=7.6

CF

2
2+ ( FE )

l CE=
v E=l CE = ( 0.64002 )( 2.8394 )=1.817

m
s

82.4

2. The 80 mm radius wheel shown rolls to the


left with a velocity of 900 mm/s. Distance AD
is 50 mm and =0.
A. Determine AD.
Let C be the point of contact of the
wheel and the floor.
v
900
rad
AD = D =
=11.25
CCW
CD 80
s
B. Determine the velocity of A.
CA=CD DA=8050=30 mm
v A =( CA ) AD =( 30 ) ( 11.25 )=337.5mm /s
C. Determine the velocity of B.
v B=

v A +
vB
A

v B=337.5 mm/ s
D. Determine the angular velocity of AB.
Since vA and vB are equal, rod AB is in translation only.
AB =0

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Beer, Ferdinand P., et al. Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics and Dynamics. 10 th
ed. McGraw-Hill, 2013.