An embarrassing moment can stumble among anyone at any given occasion. No matter whom we say we are we all have experienced an embarrassing... moment during our lifetime, such as falling down in front of a large group of people, humiliating oneself in front of one’s crush, or simply peeing in one’s pants. There is no denying everyone has crossed paths with an embarrassing moment, but during these moments that occur we will either be accepting, ashamed, or see it as a joke in the end. We do not intend...
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Unforgettable Moment By Aida Raihanah Everyone have their own unforgettable moment, including... me. I have many unforgettable moment. One of it is the moment I went to my grandparent’s house at Terengganu with my family a couple years ago. Terengganu is the place where nature embraces heritage. There are many wonders of Terengganu and many things to explore. Actually, my father did not plan to take us for a walk at there. But he did when my siblings persuade him to. Luckily, our persuasion was...
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Sadie D. Hood Lab 8: Moment of Inertia Partner: Florence Doval Due 16 November 2011 Aims: To use a centripetal force apparatus to calculate the... moment of inertia of rotating weights, using theories derived from ideas of energy transfer (Im = MR2 (g/2h)(t2-t02)) and point mass appoximation (m1r12 + m2r22). Set Up Procedure First we measured the weights of two masses and wingnuts that secure them. Then we placed one of the masses on the very end of a horizontal rod on the centripetal force apparatus...
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where possibilities are many. We are not busy rehearsing our rebuttal to what they are saying, just waiting for a moment to break in and... interrupt. We do not care if we are right and they are wrong. We have no need to defend ourselves or to prove ourselves brilliant, insightful or witty. We do have a burning desire to understand what the essence of this person is all about in this moment. We are pure awareness, soaking in the words but going far beyond the words and fully resonating with the other...
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as a reason to spare her. Only when the grandmother is facing death, in her final moments alone with the Misfit, does she understand where she... has gone wrong in her life. Instead of being superior, she realizes, she is flawed like everyone else. When she tells the Misfit that he is “one of her own children,” she is showing that she has found the ability to see others with compassion and understanding. This is a moment of realization, one that is immediately followed by her death. The Misfit seems...
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famous couple hitch was helping at that time. Of course hitch tries to explain what he does and why, but Sara at this point is not interesting in dating... Hitch at that moment. Hitch tries to explain himself in many different situations such as the speed dating scene where Hitch speeds dates to her table, just to speak with her for a moment in order to fix the broken communication. At this time Sara is still not interesting in Hitch. Later in the movie, Sara finally realizes how wrong she was about Hitch...
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sending the text one morning and did not hear from him for a while. A couple weeks later I woke up one day and have never felt more depressed than I did... right then. I had received some news about my health that was not as good as we had hoped. At that moment I just wanted to give up and I was at, what I thought was, the end of the road for me. My phone goes off and I look at it. My guy friend that had thanked me for sending the text before sent me a message saying, “No. Don't give up hope just yet. It's...
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Title: Mass Moment of Inertia Objective: To determine mass moment of inertia of a part using experimental method. Theory: If... a part has been designed and built, its mass moment of inertia can be determined approximately by a simple experiment. This requires that the part be swung about any axis (other than one that passes through its CG) parallel to that about which the moment is sought and its period of pendular oscillation measured. Figure 1 shows a part of connecting rod suspended on a knife-edge...
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Introduction A bending moment is simply defined as “the algebraic sum of the moments of all the forces which induces bending... of an element” (1). The aim of this assignment is to work out the bending moment in a simply supported beam when different concentrated loads are applied to it. A simply supported beam is a structure, usually with a straight profile supported at the ends, often pinned on one side and simply supported or on a roller on the other. There will be three series of loads applied...
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Applied mechanics laboratory report “Measurement of bending moment and shear forces for structural analysis” Azamat Omarov ID201102658... 1.Theory and background 1.1 Summary That performed laboratory session on bending moments and shear forces requires good understanding and sufficient knowledge of axial forces. Bending is defined as a behavior of any structural element that undergoes the external load, which is applied perpendicularly to longitudinal axis. That experiment helps us to find...
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[pic] The flywheel of an engine has moment of inertia 2.5 kg•m2 about its rotation axis. What constant torque is required to bring it up to an... angular speed of 400 rev/min in 8s, starting from at rest? [pic] A solid, uniform cylinder with mass 8.25kg and diameter 15cm is spinning at 200 rpm on a thin, frictionless axle that stop the cylinder axis. You design a simple friction brake to stop the cylinder by pressing the brake against the outer rim with a normal force. The coefficient of kinetic...
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Laboratory VII: Rotational Dynamics Problem #1: Moment of Inertia of a Complex System John Greavu May 8, 2013 Physics 1301W, Professor: Evan... Frodermann, TA: Mark Pepin Abstract The moment of inertia of a complex system was determined through two different approaches. A string was tied to and tightly wound around a horizontal disc and then strung over a vertical pulley where the other end was then tied to a hanging weight. Underneath and attached through the center of the disc were a spool and shaft...
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DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING CEMB 121 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS LABORATORY LABORATORY EXPERIMENT NO. 3 BENDING OF BEAMS -... (a) Bending Moment I (b) Bending Moment II SECTION 1 GROUP NUMBER 3 GROUP MEMBERS 1. YEOW SU LEE ( CE085335 ) 2. JOUDI J. MOOSOM ( CE085338 ) 3. NINI EZLIN ROSLI ( CE086340 ) 4. MOHD AFIQ AFIFE BIN ABAS ( CE085310 ) 5. ROHAM HADIYOUN ZADEH ( CE085851 ) DATE OF LABORATORY SESSION 6 DECEMBER 2010 ...
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Sign In | Sign Up StudyMode - Premium and Free Essays, Term Papers & Book Notes Essays Book Notes AP Notes Citation Generator More My... Unforgettable Experience Essays and Term Papers Search Advanced Search Documents 1 - 20 of 1000 Narrative Essay on an Unforgettable Experience Narrative Essay on An Unforgettable Experience During the December festive season almost every shopping and business complex is a hive of activity. The last few days before Christmas are exceptionally busy days...
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Unforgettable Moments in My Life Sitting on my bed with my Acer notebook on my lap, I was looking through my family photos. I... always did this when I started to miss the warmth and laughter at home. It had been a year since I made College Abdillah my second home. With no doubt, home was always my best refuge, but at college, my second home, I had experienced precious memories that I would never forget in this life. Everything started on the first day I stepped into college with curiousity and...
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someone throws a yo-yo down, the more angular momentum it will build up on the way down. The greater the angular momentum, the longer the yo-yo will spin... for. The moment of inertia and friction are two other major factors in the length of sleep. The moment of inertia deals with how resistant an object is to changes in rotation. The moment of inertia of an object depends on two different factors. It depends on the mass of an object and how far that mass is from the axis of rotation. These two factors...
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Physics Lab 8 Moment of Inertia Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to determine the experimental moment of inertia of a disk... and a ring using the principles of conservation of energy. The experimental values of each will be compared to the theoretical values. Procedure: The masses of the disk and ring were weighed using a triple beam balance. The disk and ring were then measured using a meter stick and a set of caliper jaws. The diameter of the drum was then measured as well. The disk was...
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smaller "ball" in the air. As is seen in the laws of rotational motion, the diver's moment of inertia becomes smaller, but since momentum must... be conserved in the system, the angular speed increases to compensate. It is important to note here that the reverse can be applied in order to stop the diver's rotation to keep him from doing a belly-flop on the water. To stop his rotation, the diver increases his moment of inertia by straightening his body, conserving momentum again. When a diver goes...
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(iii)v(dv/dx)=a →∫vv0vdv=∫x0adx If angular acceleration α is not constant, then (i)(dω/dt)=α→ω=ω0+∫t0αdt... (ii)(dϴ/dt)=ω→ϴ-ϴ0=∫t0ωdt (iii)ω.(dω/dϴ)=α→∫ωω0ω dω=∫ϴ0 αdϴ MOMENT OF INERTIA (I) - Let us consider a rigid body rotating about an axis (AB) with angular speed ω. You know that in rotational motion all particles move in circles having their centres on the axis of rotation. ...
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Good Morning Maya Angelou is a stunning writer who has a way of capturing her readers to the core. In her poem “On The Pulse Of Morning” she uses a... voice of renewal of hope for mankind. She used this poem in a speech that in the moment, introduced a former President of the United States. This poem was used to motivate a nation of hopeless and ungrateful people. Angelou's tone in this piece is one of power and love. She is very consistent in communicating the truth of peoples destruction...
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which we can replace them to polar coordinate Thus Mean By symmetry if g(x) is odd function g-x=-g(x) then -abgxdx=0 Variance Notation CDF... is standard Normal CDF by symmetric ,CDF , , All the odd moment of standard normal are zero. However, even moment is not easy to calculate by integral (Symmetry) Then we say Most of Statistics books will write the pdf then explain the mean and variance but it is not intuitive. Standardization Find PDF of CDF: The...
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with an unpleasant memory from the speaker’s sixth grade classroom where he recalls being slapped on the head and ordered to “stand in the corner for not... knowing the difference/between [the words] persimmon and precision"(3-5). Right at that moment the speaker’s attitude is that of confusion. In the first stanza, we learn that Mrs. Walker was the speaker’s teacher in sixth grade: In sixth grade Mrs. Walker Slapped the back of my head and made me stand in the corner for not knowing...
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motion and rotation of a rigid body. The two investigations performed during the lab included investigation 1; an investigation into the... moment of inertia of Maxwell’s wheel and investigation 2; an investigation into the dynamics of Maxwell’s wheel. Data & Analysis Investigation 1 In order to calculate the moment of inertia of Maxwell’s wheel the moments of inertia of the disk and the axle had to be added to each other. In order to perform this task various quantities and qualitative data...
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the sections: Subj: Strength of Materials, Design and Thermodynamics * fine and coarse threads in screws, which require more torque while tightening,... which has more slipping, more strength etc. * How do we specify a bearing * bending moment diagram, stress distribution in various cross sections * section modulus, stress strain diagram of brittle and ductile elements and different points in it, true strain.. * Different failures * different shapes of section will be given...
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procedure) With the meter stick on a stand m1=100g was suspended on the 15-cm position of the meter stick. Static equilibrium was then set up by the... adjustment of the arm which had a mass of m2=200g on the opposing side. Both the mass and the moment arm was then recorded into data table 1 where the percent difference and the torques were computed. Case 2 (three known masses) Computation was done by placing the meter stick on the stand suspending m1=100g at 30-cim, m2=200g at 70-cm position...
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on a rotating body, the lower leg, and the axis of rotation, the knee, is minimal, thereby reducing the linear distance covered which can in turn be... performed in a minimum period of time (Hall, 1999). Another factor worth consideration is the moment of inertia, denoted as I, or the tendency of a rotating body to resist change in its state of motion which is based on both mass, m and the distance over which the mass is distributed from the axis of rotation, denoted as r (Hall, 1999). I=mr2 ...
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X-27 be taken up by the Magnetic Material Section. The Audio Products Section can produce ‘X-27’ for the coming one and a half year which will help it... recover the development costs and accomplish some of its products which are being developed at the moment. Also, at the same time, training of the employees can be started in the Magnetic Material Section for them to understand the dynamics of the product and start off the production at ease when ‘X-27’ comes to the Magnetic Material Section after 18...
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prayer in school used to be a requirement, what can be done to move this issue in a positive direction? For the time being, an alternative to Christian... prayer could be a moment of silence, not to take up time but to let students have a moment of silence to pray however they wish. Meanwhile, for those who wish not to pray, this moment would provide a quiet opportunity to collect their thoughts and mentally prepare them for the day ahead....
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with the dream, she became paranoid with her death. “She had anticipated the posthumous distribution of her belongings and the disposition of her body with... so much care that she could have died at that moment without inconveniencing anyone.” Because of her paranoia, she never “lived in the moment” again. She didn’t bask in or enjoy her present fortunes but she planned on how to dispose of them. As humans, we have the tendency to remain apathetic to what is happening around us. Our mind is so consumed...
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1.0 OBJECTIVE 1.1 To examine how bending moment varies with an increasing point load. 1.2 To examine how bending... moment varies at the cut position of the beam for various loading condition. 2.0 LEARNING OUTCOMES 2.1 To application the engineering knowledge in practical application 2.2 To enhance technical competency in structural engineering through laboratory application. 2.3 To communicate effectively in group. 2.4 To identify problem, solving and finding...
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straight line graph of P*R plotted against a. The intercept should give the friction torque. Measure the time taken for the mass to fall through Im then a=2s... * m then α= a (rad/sec^2) t^2 s^2 R Also P=m*g-m*a=m[9.81-a] Nt And for the calculation of moment of inertia of the system referred to shaft1 we use: Ieqv= I1+I2*[Na] ^2+I3 [Na*Nc] ^2 Nb Nb Nd Procedure: 1. Determine, by the falling weight method the moment's of inertia associated with each of the individual shafts. 2. Assemble the system...
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with the joy from his mother. This goes without saying, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. “Down all the darksome ways we fled his reach, Through... northern lights and fearful nights we fled him.” (Thornburg). This is the defining moment in this poem. The moment when the woman chose what was going to be best for her and her daughter, and ran away from the abusive man if nothing more than for mere survival. She ran from the place that once made her so happy, the only place she had ever known, to...
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help us do even time-taking jobs like making typical database connections in our mini project. That’s what our seniors had been - charming, supporting,... encouraging, and care-taking – in short, our true friendly guardians in this college. At this moment, I take on the opportunity to extend our sincere gratitude and convey our heartfelt wishes to the K8’s. The whole K9 batch wishes you a bright and successful future. I finish with the following lines – “Knowledge, Insight, Talent, Success – May...
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January 8, 2013 AP English Language Woolf’s Language in Moments of Being In the excerpt of Moments of Being, Virginia Woolf... reflects upon her childhood summers spent with her dad and father. As Woolf relives that one joyful day, she intrigues the reader with her rich writing style. While telling her story, Virginia Woolf uses language techniques such sentence structure, punctuation, and metaphors to convey the importance of this nostalgia. Moments of Being attracts the reader to feel what Woolf did...
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bending moments across the length of a beam. Another attribute of this report is that it envisage about the agreement of theoretical values... calculated with those which are calculate during the experiment. The experiment was designed to foster creative thinking and to make the study of structural analysis more meaningful by incorporating the concept of design, model, test, observe and discuss. Regards Muhammad Zia ul haq MS&E- 04 Theory: Firstly, to compare the theoretical internal moment with...
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3, 4 | Year2 | SubjectDynamics | Semester (s)1 and 2 | Laboratory TitleTrifilar Suspension | Objective: To calculate the polar... moment of inertia of an assembly and using the result to predict the periodic time of a trifilar suspension of the assembly. Theory: The moment of inertia of a solid object is obtained by integrating the second moment of mass about a particular axis. The general formula for inertia is: where Ig = inertia in kg.m2 about the mass centre m =...
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14 | 2.13 | 2.14 | Calculations: * Two simple supports end To calculate the moment of inertia : I = bh312 I =... Moment of Inertia ( m4 ) b = Width of beam ( m ) h = Thickness of beam ( m ) To determine the beam Young modulus : E = Fδ(L348I) E = Young modulus ( Pa ) F = Force/load applied ( N ) δ = Deflection ( m ) L = Beam length ( m ) I = Moment of Inertia ( m4 ) Fδ = Slope of graph line deflection versus...
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Objective The objective of this experiment is to compare the theoretical internal moment with the measured bending moment for a... beam under various loads. Introduction and Background Theory Definition of a Beam Members that are slender and support loadings that are applied perpendicular to their longitudinal axis are called beams. Beams are important structural and mechanical elements in engineering. Beams are in general, long straight bars having a constant cross-sectional area, often classified...
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PL3/(48EI). Where P is the applied force, L is the length of beam, E is the modulus of elasticity of aluminum, and I is the moment of Inertia.... For a beam of rectangular cross section, say of width w and thickness t, the same mid spam deflection of the centrally loaded beam when the flat side is supported, then be compared to that when the thin side is supported. The moment of inertia for the respective situations are given by: I1 = wt3/12 and I2 = w3t/12 It could be readily verified that the...
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Unforgettable Tuesday, June 9, 2009 is a day that changed my life forever. On that day I lost my best friend, my mentor, my rock, my... mother. In order to fully understand I want to describe the events leading up to this. At the age of forty-six my mother suffered a stroke, leaving her unable to swallow. My mother was being fed through a G-tube, as well as receiving her medications through it. With therapy and determination my mother was able to swallow and speak again. Six years later...
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clarity. Section IV will contain our reported results, error analysis, and discussion of any possible conﬂicts with theory. Finally, in Section V, we will... provide the reader with a summary of our experiment with major conclusions. where I0 is the moment of inertia about the point of oscillation and α is simply the angular acceleration. We note that this ultimately yields the following diﬀerential equation −M dg sin θ d2 θ = dt2 I0 (II.3) This equation is not exactly soluble which leads the...
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CONCLUSION After calculating and observing the values and action of shear force it is concluded that: The bending moment is at maximum when... the shear force is zero or changes sign. For every member the internal forces are described by shear force and bending moment. 7. SOURCES OF ERROR Following were the possible errors which produced a mark difference from the actualvalues: 1. Making the beam less stable. 2. Unstable positioning of loads i.e., not placing the loads on the exact middle...
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simplified theory formula and exact formula. The compare the results that been obtained in the form of graph. * * * * * *... * 2.0 RESULTS &Discussions 2.1 Result Eccentric level: 75 mm Applied Load, P (N) | End Moment, M (kN.mm) | Gauge Reading (No. of Divisions) | Central Deflection, Δ(mm) | Simple central deflection Δ(mm) | Exact Central Deflection, Δ(mm) | | | | | | | 0 | 0.00 | 0 | 0.00 | 0.00 | 0.00 | 10 | 0.75 | 67 | 0.67 | 1.28 | 1.26 | 20...
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EXPERIMENT 2 Title : Shear Force and Bending Moment Objective : To determine the shear force and bending moment when... concentrated load, symmetrical load and non symmetrical load are applied Introduction The shear force (F) in a beam at any section, X, is the force transverse to the beam tending cause it to shear across the section. The shear force at any section is taken as positive if the right-hand side tends to slide downwards relative to the left hand portion. The negative...
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line of the pull. This means that the member has to carry combined tension and bending, the latter increasing with the eccentricity of the load. When the... load line is going out the middle third of a square tie bar, as in this experiment, the bending moment predominates and bending deflection may be considerable. The more rigorous mathematical solution of an eccentrically loaded tie bar requires some knowledge of differential equation. An approximate solution could be obtained by regarding the tie...
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The Unforgettable Moment All people in the world have fond memories of their lives including me. Among the memories I... cannot forget is the first time to step foot in the stadium watching my favourite football team play. At that time I was 11 years old. My favourite team at that time is Selangor FC and the stadium name is Stadium Malawati Shah Alam located in the capital of Selangor. I have been accompanied by my older brother. He is the one the person who tought me everything about football...
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transmitted (Cornish, 1991) FN = MtD2 = 2MtD -----------------------------------------------------------2 Combining equation 1 and 2 F1 + F2 = MtR2... Mt = R2 (F1 + F2) --------------------------------------------------3 Where; Mt = torsional moment on the shaft(Nm) F1 = tight side tension (N) F2 = slack side tension (N) R2 = radius of driven pulley (mm) Torque; Mt = power transmitted2πN where N is the shaft speed in rpm Hence the torque acting on the ; Power required = design horsepower...
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BEAM DESIGN FORMULAS WITH SHEAR AND MOMENT DIAGRAMS 2005 EDITION ANSI/AF&PA NDS-2005 Approval Date: JANUARY 6, 2005 ASD/LRFD N DS ®... NATIONAL DESIGN SPECIFICATION® FOR WOOD CONSTRUCTION WITH COMMENTARY AND SUPPLEMENT: DESIGN VALUES FOR WOOD CONSTRUCTION American Forest & Paper Association x w Wood American Wood Council American Wood Council R R 2 2 V Shear V Mmax Moment American Forest & DESIGN AID No. 6 DESIGN Paper Association ...
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Bending in beams Key Points: 1. Internal bending moment causes beam to deform. 2. For this case, top fibers in compression, bottom in... tension. Bending in beams Key Points: 1. Neutral surface – no change in length. 2. Neutral Axis – Line of intersection of neutral surface with the transverse section. 3. All cross-sections remain plane and perpendicular to longitudinal axis. Bending in beams Key Points: 1. Bending moment causes beam to deform. 2. X = longitudinal axis 3. Y...
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Unforgettable Moment One day, I was gazing out the window as the rain poured. My parents came into my room and told me very... exciting news; we were leaving for America. Even though my parents thought leaving the country was a good thing, I was conflicted feeling happy and sad because I was leaving my beloved country, Yemen. I thought of everything that I was going to leave behind, everything that had been familiar to me for thirteen years: Family, Friends, teachers, and mostly my community. I thought...
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beam with central load M Derivation of fb Let y= deflection of beam X= distance along beam m= mass of beam per unit length E= Young’s... modulus I= Second moment of area of beam section Mb= Bending moment F= shearing force Considering the equilibrium of a small element of the vibration beam Moment equilibrium ∂Mb∂X=F Force equilibrium ∂Mb∂X=-m∂2y∂X2 Theory of deflection of beams gives Mb=EI∂2y∂X2 Elimination M and F from these equations gives the following equation...
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89 200 -2.15 1.77 300 -3.03 2.66 400 -4.04 3.54 500 -4.31 4.43 DEFLECTION VERSUS MASS FOR ALL THREE BEAMS ON SAME AXIS... (Where ) [W is load (N), L is distance (support to support), E is Young’s modulus, I is second moment of area] RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MASS AND DEFLECTION The relationship is linear, as mass increases, deflection increases. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GRADIENT AND MODULUS Modulus of elasticity determines amount of deflection, the beam starts to deform...
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When we hear the word earthquake we get goose bumps because the word reminds fear in our minds does it not? Yes, it does, we think that an earthquake can... kill us any moment destroying our homes into dust. Science tells that; Earthquake is the shaking of the earth’s surface caused by rapid movement of the earth’s rocky outer layer. Earthquakes occur when energy stored within the earth suddenly releases, the size varies from small hardly noticeable shaking, to large shocks which can be felt from miles...
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there is displacement without the increase in the applied load. This critical load is termed as Buckling Load and this phenomenon is called as Buckling. The... formula to calculate Buckling load is given by, Where, E – Young’s Modulus, I – Area Moment of Inertia, Le – Effective length of the column, which depends on the boundary conditions. For Pinned-Pinned condition, Le = L For Fixed- Pinned condition, Le = 0.7L For Fixed-Fixed condition, Le = 0.5L Where, L – Length of the column In this...
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possibly be avoided by better construction, safety systems, early warning and evacuation planning. Earthquakes are caused by the discharge of energy... accumulated along geologic fault. Earthquakes are measured using observations from seismometers. The moment magnitude (or the partly obsolete Richter magnitude, numerically similar over the range of validity of the Richter scale) of an earthquake is conventionally reported, with magnitude 3 or lower earthquakes being mostly almost imperceptible and magnitude...
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the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. The seismicity, seismism or seismic activity of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes... experienced over a period of time. Earthquakes are measured using observations from seismometers. The moment magnitude is the most common scale on which earthquakes larger than approximately 5 are reported for the entire globe. The more numerous earthquakes smaller than magnitude 5 reported by national seismological observatories are measured mostly on the...
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where the weights begin to pull down my arm, while my fingers are being held and stuck in the wrapper. I tried to control myself, from the quenching screams... and tears. He slowly added more weights on my arms; the weights were killing me inside. The moment the doctor took a seat next to my head, he examined my hands. And out of the dark night, I couldn’t control my screams as he was pushing my palm, moving the bones. I released the pain, and screeched out; all I could do was screaming and cry. The man...
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Summary The objective of this report is to find the Moment of Inertia of a disc by means of investigating the use of rotational motion. We... then used the results of the experiments to plot a graph showing the relationship between the mass of the weight with the time taken by load to pass the distance of length of the string. Three different size discs were used in these experiments to determine the influence the size of a disc will have on its Moment of inertia. The outcome showed that the larger...
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framework of important events.” Though Miles’s confidence has begun to blossom prior to Alaska’s accident, her death strikes a dramatic change in his view on... life as well as his overall personality. Her death, as John Green says, is “the defining moment of these people’s lives (at least so far) and it reshapes their relationship to the world so completely that it also reshapes their understanding of time.” Miles now views his life in two separate chapters: before and after Alaska. Tragic events in...
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