May 2012

Situation
The solid pole shown in the figure is loaded with a vertical load P = 25 kN and lateral load H = 0.95 kN. The pole is 3 m high, 300 mm diameter and weighs 22 kN/m3.
 

2012-may-design-pole-under-combined-loadings.png

 

Problem
The area of a park on a map is 600 mm2. If the scale of the map is 1 to 40,000 determine the true area of the park in hectares (1 hectare = 104 m2).

A.   112 C.   96
B.   84 D.   120

 

Problem
Given the following equations:

$$ab = 1/8 \qquad ac = 3 \qquad bc = 6$$

Find the value of $a + b + c$.

A.   $12$ C.   $\dfrac{4}{51}$
B.   $\dfrac{7}{16}$ D.   $12.75$

 

 
 
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