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Desiging a Model of a Platform Crane (UMAP)
Paul J. Laumakis, D. Gary Harlow

Mathematics Topic: Algebra, Trigonometry 
Application Areas: Engineering mechanics and design 
Prerequisites: Physics, with some exposure to vectors 

 ©1997 by COMAP, Inc.  Tools for Teaching 1996  18 pages 

This module presents Hooke's Law and some fundamental concepts of engineering mechanics as they apply to the design model of a platform crane. The student will gain experience in threedimensional vector algebra, along with enhanced ability to read, interpret, and construct useful tables for decisionmaking purposes.
Table of Contents:
PROJECT INTRODUCTION
STATICS: PARTICLE EQUILIBRIUM
SOLUTION PROCEDURE
DISCUSSION AND MODEL REFINEMENT
SOLUTIONS TO THE EXERCISES
REFERENCE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ABOUT THE AUTHORS



