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**hey, so I'm currently studying electronic engineering on year 2 of level 3 and having to study mechanical principles this year which I don't really know anything about and my tutor doesn't explain properly. I would appreciate some help on the method of calculating the questions. I've added clear images of the questions as there would be too much to type out**

**known equations that I need:**

R=√(ΣFx^2+ΣFy^2)

θ=tan^-1(ΣFy/ΣFx)

R=√(ΣFx^2+ΣFy^2)

θ=tan^-1(ΣFy/ΣFx)

σ=F/A

ε=σ/E

A=πr^2

τ=Fp/Ap

S=τ/Y

Combined Factor of Safety=Sy/(Sx^2 + 3τxy^2)^1/2

**Attempt so far, not sure if it's correct but I've tried with limited knowledge about mech p.**

__Task 1__

a) Σfx=20cos(30) + 10cos(150) -25

=17.32-8.66-25

=-16.34N

Σfy=20sin(30) - 10sin(150) - (f=mg=2(10)=20N)

=10-5-20

= -25

R=√(16.34^2+25^2)

=√(267+625)

=√892

=29.87N

θ=tan^-1(-25/-16.34)

=56.83°

∴R=29.87N at an angle of 56.83° from the positive horizontal axis

b) Equilibrant=29.87N 180+56.83=236.83°

∴E=29.87N at an angle of 236.83° from the positive horizontal axis

C) I didn't really understand the question, I assumed it meant show the resultant on the space diagram but it says calculate so I'm not sure

__Task 2__

Total load due to U.D.L=6x2=12KN

Centre load distance from Ra=6+3=9m

Centre load distance from Rb=3m

Taking moments of Rb:

Rb x 12 - 10 x 3 - 5 x (3+3) - (2x6)(9)

∴ 12Rb-30-30-108=0

∴Rb=(30+30+108)/12

=168/12

=14KN

Total load on beam = 10+5+(2x6) = 27KN

Ra+14=27

Ra=27-14

Ra=13KN

__Task 3__

a) A=πr^2=π30^2=900π=2827.43mm^2

σ=F/A=(30x10^3)N/(2.827x10^-3)m^2=10.61MPa

b) for strain I got 50.52x10^-6 using ε=σ/E

c) I got 0.126mm using dl=σlo/E

d) for shear stress I got 381.97MPa using τ=Fp/Ap

for shear strain I got 2.73 x 10^-3 using S=τ/y

Couldn't do Task 4 at all, I know there's a lot to read but would appreciate some help on abit of it lol cheers