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Philadelphia University

Faculty of Engineering

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Final Exam, Second Semester: 2015/2016


Civil Engineering Department
Course Title: STATICS
Course No: 0670211
Lecturer: Dr. Mohammed Al-Iessa, Eng. Abdullah Odeibat

Date: 14 / 6 / 2016
Time: 2 hours
No. of pages: 6

Instructions:
ALLOWED: Non-programmable calculator, pens and drawing tools (no red colour).
NOT ALLOWED: Papers, literatures and any handouts. Otherwise, it will lead to the non-approval
of your examination.
Shut down Telephones, and other communication devices.
Please note:
Write your name and your matriculation number on every page of the solution sheets.
All solutions together with solution methods (explanatory statement) must be inserted in the
labeled position on the solution sheets.
Support your answer with diagrams, equations and examples when possible
You can submit your exam after the first hour.

Question 1 :
If the resultant force acting on the bracket is to
be (750 N) directed along the positive x axis.
Determine the magnitude of the force (F3) and
its direction ().
( 750 N)
.() ( F3) . X

(5 marks)
F1 = 325 N

F3

Solution:
30o

F2 = 700 N

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Question 2 :

(5 marks)

The box has a weight of (550 N).


Determine the force in each supporting
cable.
.( 550 N )
. ( AC ) ( AB )

30o

Solution :

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Question 3 :

(6 marks)

Determine the magnitude of the moment


of the force F = {300i - 200j + 150k} N
about point (O).
. ( O ) ( F )

4m

Solution :
3m
3m

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Question 4 :

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(6 marks)

Determine the components of the


support reactions.
A Hinge (Pin)
B Roller
. (B) ( A)
.
Solution :

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Question 5 :
Determine
the
force
in
members LK ,KC , and CD of
the truss. State if the members
are in tension or compression.
A Hinge ( Pin )
G Roller
(CD) ( KC) ,(LK)

.
Solution :

(8 marks)

4m

3m

3m

400 N

300 N

3m

3m

3m

3m

200 N

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Question 6 :
For the beam and loading condition shown
in figure:
a) Determine the shear and moment as a
function of x, where 0 x 3 m and
3 x 6 m , and then find;
b) Shear force and bending moment at
point (D) located (1.5 m) to the right of
point (A).
c) Shear force and bending moment at
point (E) located (4 m) to the right of
point (A).
Solution :

(10 marks)
600 N
420 N.m

3m

3m

: .
. ( x ) -
.(D) -
.(E) -
. :

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