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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 three-dimensional vector algebra, along with enhanced ability to read, interpret, and construct useful tables for decision-making purposes.

Table of Contents:

PROJECT INTRODUCTION

STATICS: PARTICLE EQUILIBRIUM

SOLUTION PROCEDURE

DISCUSSION AND MODEL REFINEMENT

SOLUTIONS TO THE EXERCISES

REFERENCE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

ABOUT THE AUTHORS