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The spring of the door latch has a constant of 1.8 lb/in. and in the position shown

Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics | 10th Edition | ISBN: 9780077402280 | Authors: Ferdinand Beer, E. Russell Johnston Jr., David Mazurek ISBN: 9780077402280 491

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Problem 8.60

The spring of the door latch has a constant of 1.8 lb/in. and in the position shown exerts a 0.6-lb force on the bolt. The coefficient of static friction between the bolt and the strike plate is 0.40; all other surfaces are well lubricated and may be assumed frictionless. Determine the magnitude of the force P required to start closing the door.

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ENGR 103 Lecture 19 Resistance- the ability of an object to restrict or resist the flow of electrons in an electrical circuit - measured in ohms (Ω) Resistor- the circuit element responsible for restricting the flow of electrons - absorb energy from the electrons and dissipate it as heat - since there is a transfer of energy through a resistor, this means a difference in energy levels occur across the resistor constituting a voltage Ohms’s Law - Math: V = IR= 1 volt is equal to 1 ohm multiplied by the current (I) o Also one ohm= 1 volt divided by 1 Amp (I) - Passive sign convention must always be applied ; there for resistance is always positive - Circuit elements can be connec

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Textbook: Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics
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Author: Ferdinand Beer, E. Russell Johnston Jr., David Mazurek
ISBN: 9780077402280

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