## brinethery 3 years ago http://www.scribd.com/doc/82645310/Number-31 In Figure 3-31, the lines AB and CD are the center lines of two conduits 1 ft. and 2 ft. in diameter respectively. Determine the maximum value of z so that the two may pass without interference. Conduit CD must pass under AB.

1. brinethery

I'm posting here as a longshot since I wasn't getting any responses from the engineering study group.

2. brinethery

I'll show you all what I have so far...

3. brinethery
4. brinethery

The method is correct, but I dunno if I messed up on any of the arithmetic. That's what always gets me.

5. jerwyn_gayo

6. brinethery

This is college. It's a pre-requisite course for statics.

7. brinethery

If someone could even check my arithmetic, I would highly appreciate it. My head was spinning after a while.

8. jerwyn_gayo

nah. . that explains,.

9. jerwyn_gayo

are the points in your illustration part of the given? (possible solution)

10. brinethery

Yes.

11. brinethery

But you can see them in the first link at the top.

12. brinethery

It's 1:30am and I have to get some sleep. When I wake up, I will check back on this thread. Thanks guys!