# cylinder

## 013 Review Problem - Volume of water inside the Venturi meter

**Problem 13**

The accompanying figure represents the longitudinal view of a Venturi meter, a device designed to measure the flow of water in pipes. If the throat of the of the meter is 6 in. long and has an inside diameter of 4 in., find the volume of water in the meter which is used in 12-in. pipe line if the altitudes of the tapering parts are in the ratio 1:3 and the smaller altitude measures 12 in.

## 007 Review Problem - Length of wire

**Problem 7**

If a piece of brass 8 by 6 by 12 in. is drawn out into a wire 1/30 in. in diameter, what will be the length of the wire?

## Cylinder of maximum volume and maximum lateral area inscribed in a cone

**Situation**

A right circular cylinder of radius r and height h is inscribed in a right circular cone of radius 6 m and height 12 m.

Part 1: Determine the radius of the cylinder such that its volume is a maximum.

A. 2 m

B. 4 m

C. 3 m

D. 5 m

Part 2: Determine the maximum volume of the cylinder.

A. 145.72 m^{3}

B. 321.12 m^{3}

C. 225.31 m^{3}

D. 201.06 m^{3}

Part 3: Determine the height of the cylinder such that its lateral area is a maximum.

A. 10 m

B. 8 m

C. 6 m

D. 4 m

## Problem 529 | Friction

**Problem 529**

As shown in Fig. P-529, a homogeneous cylinder 2 m in diameter and weighing 12 kN is acted upon by a vertical force P. Determine the magnitude of P necessary to start the cylinder turning. Assume that μ = 0.30.

## Problem 527 and Problem 528 | Friction

**Problem 527**

A homogeneous cylinder 3 m in diameter and weighing 30 kN is resting on two inclined planes as shown in Fig. P-527. If the angle of friction is 15° for all contact surfaces, compute the magnitude of the couple required to start the cylinder rotating counterclockwise.

**Problem 528**

Instead of a couple, determine the minimum horizontal force P applied tangentially to the left at the top of the cylinder described in Prob. 527 to start the cylinder rotating counterclockwise.

## Problem 329 | Equilibrium of Force System

**Problem 329**

Two cylinders A and B, weighing 100 lb and 200 lb respectively, are connected by a rigid rod curved parallel to the smooth cylindrical surface shown in Fig. P-329. Determine the angles α and β that define the position of equilibrium.

## Problem 326 | Equilibrium of Force System

**Problem 326**

The cylinders in Fig. P-326 have the indicated weights and dimensions. Assuming smooth contact surfaces, determine the reactions at A, B, C, and D on the cylinders.

## Problem 319 | Equilibrium of Concurrent Force System

**Problem 319**

Cords are loop around a small spacer separating two cylinders each weighing 400 lb and pass, as shown in Fig. P-319 over a frictionless pulleys to weights of 200 lb and 400 lb . Determine the angle θ and the normal pressure N between the cylinders and the smooth horizontal surface.