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Assignment # 1 MTH304 (SPRING 2020)
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A particle of mass 5kg is placed on an inclined plane which makes an angle of 30o with the horizontal. Find the forces acting on the particle parallel and perpendicular to the plane.
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Question No. 2:
Find the magnitude of resultant of the forces shown in the figure.
Also find the angle that the angle that the resultant makes with xaxis.
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Q. 1
A nonuniform beam AB of length 8 m and mass 8 kg rests on a pivot at the midpoint C. When a mass of 2 kg rests on the beam 1.5 m from B, the system is in equilibrium. Find the distance between A and the centre of mass of the beam.Q. 2
A uniform rod AB of length 10 m and weight 5 N rests on two supports at B and C, where C is 1 m from A. A weight of 6 N is attached to the rod 2 m from A. Given that when a load is attached 0.5 m from A, the rod is on the point of tilting about C, Find the weight of this load in Newton. 
Assignment # 2 MTH304 (Fall 2019)
Maximum Marks: 20
Due Date: 10 122019DON’T MISS THESE: Important instructions before attempting the solution of this assignment:
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Three coplanar forces of magnitudes FN, 12N and 10N act at a fixed point O and are in equilibrium. The directions of the forces are shown in the diagram. Find the values of and F.
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A particle of mass 5kg is suspended by two strings. If these strings make angles of 30o and 45o with the horizontal, find the tensions in each string.
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Assignment # 1 MTH304 (Fall 2019)
Maximum Marks: 20
Due Date: 17 112019DON’T MISS THESE: Important instructions before attempting the solution of this assignment:
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A particle of mass 10kg is placed on an inclined plane which makes and angle of with the horizontal. Find the resolved parts of the weight of the particle in the direction parallel and perpendicular to the plane. MARKS 10
Question No. 2:
Two particles of mass 3kg each are connected by a light inextensible string which passes over a smooth fixed pulley, which is attached to a string C. The string C is hanging on the fixed support. The particles are at rest. Find the tension in the string C. MARKS 10
SOLVED MTH304 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion

Assignment # 1 MTH304 (Fall 2019)
Maximum Marks: 20
Due Date: 17 112019DON’T MISS THESE: Important instructions before attempting the solution of this assignment:
• To solve this assignment, you should have good command over First 10 lectures.• Try to get the concepts, consolidate your concepts and ideas from these questions which you learned in first 10 lectures.
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• Also remember that you are supposed to submit your assignment in Word format any other like scan images etc will not be accepted and we will give zero marks correspond to these assignments.Question No. 1:
A particle of mass 10kg is placed on an inclined plane which makes and angle of with the horizontal. Find the resolved parts of the weight of the particle in the direction parallel and perpendicular to the plane. MARKS 10
Question No. 2:
Two particles of mass 3kg each are connected by a light inextensible string which passes over a smooth fixed pulley, which is attached to a string C. The string C is hanging on the fixed support. The particles are at rest. Find the tension in the string C. MARKS 10

Solution of Assignment # 1 MTH304 (Fall 2019)
Maximum Marks: 20
Due Date: 17 112019Question No. 1:
A particle of mass 10kg is placed on an inclined plane which makes and angle of with the horizontal. Find the resolved parts of the weight of the particle in the direction parallel and perpendicular to the plane. MARKS 10
Solution
Question No. 2:
Two particles of mass 3kg each are connected by a light inextensible string which passes over a smooth fixed pulley, which is attached to a string C. The string C is hanging on the fixed support. The particles are at rest. Find the tension in the string C. MARKS 10
Solution

Solution of Assignment # 1 MTH304 (Fall 2019)
Maximum Marks: 20
Due Date: 17 112019Question No. 1:
A particle of mass 10kg is placed on an inclined plane which makes and angle of with the horizontal. Find the resolved parts of the weight of the particle in the direction parallel and perpendicular to the plane. MARKS 10
Solution
Question No. 2:
Two particles of mass 3kg each are connected by a light inextensible string which passes over a smooth fixed pulley, which is attached to a string C. The string C is hanging on the fixed support. The particles are at rest. Find the tension in the string C. MARKS 10
Solution

@zareen said in MTH304 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:
Two particles of mass 3kg each are connected by a light inextensible string which passes over a smooth fixed pulley, which is attached to a string C. The string C is hanging on the fixed support. The particles are at rest. Find the tension in the string C.
Replace 6 with 3

@zareen said in MTH304 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:
A particle of mass 10kg is placed on an inclined plane which makes and angle of with the horizontal. Find the resolved parts of the weight of the particle in the direction parallel and perpendicular to the plane. MARKS 10
Free Body Diagram
T tension of string, W weight of the box, N force normal to and exerted by the inclined plane on the box, Fs is the force of frictionForces and their components on the xy system of axis.
Equilibrium: W + T + N + Fs = 0
Forces represented by their components
W = (Wx , Wy) = (  M g sin(35°) ,  M g cos(35°))
T = (Tx , Ty) = (T cos (25°) , T sin (25°) )
N = (0 , Ny) = (0 , N)
Fs = ( Fs , 0) = (  μs N , 0) , where μs is the coefficient of friction between the box and the inclined plane.
Sum of x components = 0 M g sin(35°) + T cos (25°) + 0  μs N = 0
which may be rewritten as
T cos (25°) = μs N + M g sin(35°)
sum of y components = 0 M g cos(35°) + T sin (25°) + N + 0 = 0
T sin (25°) = M g cos(35°)  N
We now need to solve the system of two equations with two unknowns T and N.
T cos (25°) = μs N + M g sin(35°) (equation 1)
T sin (25°) = M g cos(35°)  N (equation 2)
solve equation 2 above for N to get
N = M g cos(35°)  T sin (25°)
Substitute N by M g cos(35°)  T sin (25°) in eq 1 to get
T cos (25°) = μs [ M g cos(35°)  T sin (25°) ] + M g sin(35°)
rewrite above equation as follows
T [ cos (25°) + μs sin (25°) ] = μs M g cos(35°) + M g sin(35°)
Solve for T
T =
 M g cos(35°) + T sin (25°) + N + 0 = 0
μs M g cos(35°) + M g sin(35°)
cos (25°) + μs sin (25°)
Substitute with numerical Values
μs = 0.3, M = 10 Kg, g = 10 m/s^2
T ≈ 79.3 NUse N = M g cos(35°)  T sin (25°) found above
N = 100 cos(35°)  79.3 sin (25°) ≈ 48.4 N  M g sin(35°) + T cos (25°) + 0  μs N = 0