Here's the question you clicked on:
brinethery
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.
I'm posting here as a longshot since I wasn't getting any responses from the engineering study group.
I'll show you all what I have so far...
http://www.scribd.com/doc/82663003/Problem-3-31-Possible-Solution
The method is correct, but I dunno if I messed up on any of the arithmetic. That's what always gets me.
what grade are you?
This is college. It's a pre-requisite course for statics.
If someone could even check my arithmetic, I would highly appreciate it. My head was spinning after a while.
nah. . that explains,.
are the points in your illustration part of the given? (possible solution)
But you can see them in the first link at the top.
It's 1:30am and I have to get some sleep. When I wake up, I will check back on this thread. Thanks guys!