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    Circuit diagram question

    I'm a little stuck in trying to simplify the circuit using the hint. I'm not sure set of nodes to connect
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    Circuit diagram question

    yes it is symmetric
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    Circuit diagram question

    Homework Statement I am trying to find the current across Rg. I do not understand the answer provided Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution Am I supposed to add the two voltage sources and then continue?
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    Help with view factors

    Homework Statement I found the values ##F_{3\rightarrow(1+2)}=0.32## and ##F_{1\rightarrow3}=0.25## I now want to find ##F_{2\rightarrow3}## Homework Equations Reciprocity relation ##A_iF_{i\rightarrow j}=A_jF_{j\rightarrow i}## The Attempt at a Solution Using the reciprocity relation to find...
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    How to find peak time?

    Homework Statement I am trying to find the peak time and %OS from the diagram Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution I know how to get the %OS but for the peak time, isn't it just the time of the first peak, so around 1.1s? But the answer I am supposed to be getting is 0.0922s
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    Velocity diagram for a rotating blade

    Homework Statement http://postimg.org/image/5o9kcuj57/ I do not understand what the vectors W and V represent Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution I know U is the tip speed velocity but I don't know about the other two
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    Help on simplifying block diagram

    thanks. Also, for the first diagram,on the very first run of the loop, is the signal exiting the (2s+1)/s block the same after it passes through the summing junction?
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    Help on simplifying block diagram

    Homework Statement I am trying to understand the simplification between these two block diagrams Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution I understand the 2s+1/s has been moved past the summing junction, resulting in the 2s. But I dont understand where the s/2s+1 block comes from
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    Number of linearly independant motions

    Homework Statement http://postimg.org/image/uc0c581cb/ For (b), how many points of linearly independent motion are present in this system? Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution The solution says there is rotation of J1, between K1 and D1, to the right of K2 and finally J3 But isn't...
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    Engineering Introductory book for mechanics of machines?

    Topics covered include links, mechanisms, Kinematics of rigid bodies : Relative Velocity and Acceleration method, Instantaneous Centre Method, Dynamics of Rigid Links, Gears, Cams etc I cuurently have this book ...
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    Torque and moment

    Homework Statement Attached image Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution The book says that the force P causes a torque about the x axis. Why is it not a moment about x? Why is it specifically a torque in this case?
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    Shear stress in thin wall beams

    Homework Statement http://postimg.org/image/9va37id55/ The question is to find the shear stress at the points A, B and C. The solution uses the sectioning planes aa, bb and cc to do so. For example, at C, how should I know whether to use a horizontal or vertical sectioning plane. Also, how...
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    Dew point temperature

    Homework Statement This is a diagram T-v diagram for a closed system consisting of a sample of moist air that is cooled at constant pressure can someone explain what happens for the state of the water vapor to move from d to 2? if its cooling at constant pressure, why does it not stay on the...
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    Dimensional analysis

    Homework Statement How do I set up a matrix to find the combination of ( M(L^2)/T ) and I ( L^4) that results in units of M/ ( L^2 T^2 ) ? Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution I think it looks something like [ 1 0 2 4 -2 0 ] * [ a1, a2, a3] = [1 -2 -2] but the dimensions of...
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    Pressure force on a control volume

    Homework Statement http://postimg.org/image/4a8sv6umh/ Why do the pressure forces due to p1 and p2 act in the same direction? Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution I thought that, given the direction of the flow, the pressure force on the bottom and top would act in opposite directions
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