ENGINEERING MECHANICS

Statics assignment 2 Source: Statics and Structures text book Loo, Y.C. and Guan, H., Statics and Structures, School of Engineering, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, 3rd Edition, 2013 Instruction: Aim: Statics assignments assess the ability of the students to apply theory to problems and their understanding of the concepts. Through these assignments, students’ problem solving skills and computational skills will be developed. Submission: All statics assignments must be submitted on or before the due dates. Late submission penalties will apply based on the QIBT policy. Submission should be handwritten hardcopy with an attached assignment cover sheet. Submit your statics assignments to your lecturer in class. Criteria & Marking: Students must show their calculations for each question. If no calculation is attached, no mark will be given. Mark will be awarded according to the correctness of the final answer, the accuracy of the solution and the clarity of the presentation. Please note that answers to all questions should be done individually. REMEMBER TO INDICATE THE UNITS AND DIRECTION OF ALL VECTORS Analysis of trusses 1) For each of the statically determine trusses detailed in following figures, preform a complete analysis of the member forces. Tabulate your results. (a) (b) 2) For each of the trusses illustrated in following figures, determine the axial forces in the members identified as a, b and c. (a) (b) Foces and Momenets in Space 3) A lamp post is under action of three concentrated loads, parallel respectively to the x, y and z axes. Compute the reactions at the built-in support at the base. Dimensions are in millimeters. 4) Following figure shows a 3D cantilever system which is hinged at the root (A) and supported by a prop (BC) on one side and a cable (DE) on the other side of the beam (ACD). For the uniformly distributed load of 2.5 kN/m, compute the reactions at A and the axial forces in the prop and the cable. Hint: Determine axial forces in the prop and the cable first, followed by reactions at A. Use ratios of length formulas.

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TWO TIER WAGES

Unit IV Case Study Read “Your Turn: Two-tier Wages” on pp. 242-243 and compose a paper using your responses to the questions following the Case Study on p. 243. Your paper should consist of at least two pages, and all citations and references should be in APA format. Information about accessing the Blackboard Grading Rubric for this assignment is provided below.

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US ENTRY INTO FOREIGN WARS

US entry into foreign wars Examining US entry into foreign wars in 1898 and again in 1917, what factors do you find were most important in making those decisions?In terms of motivations and causes, what did the two decisions to shift from neutrality (or at least not direct military involvement) to intervention have in common and how did they differ? Essay Guidelines – It should be at least 4 pages long – Make sure you use the sources used in class! – Make references – Have a strong thesis statement – If you use sources outside of the assigned readings, make sure they are academic, and use appropriate citation style -Chicago should be good – Your introduction and “thesis statement” might be the last thing you write in an essay. Oftentimes it is difficult to tell how exactly to formulate a claim until a good amount of the essay’s body has been written. Sources: – George F. Kennan, American Diplomacy – Dennis Merrill and Thomas G. Paterson, eds., Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, Vol. II: Since 1914, 7th ed. (Chapter 1,2) – Thomas G. Paterson et al., American Foreign Relations: A History, Volume 2: Since 1895, 8th ed. (Chapter 1,2,3)

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RELIOUS ATROCITIES

Please describe how “identity constrains choice” in respect to atrocities committed by individuals (in a group context) in situations of identity-based ethno-national, -religious, or -linguistic conflict. How does this argument of Kreidie & Munroe (K&M) contrast with Stewart & Brown’s explanation of violent conflict?In your opinion, which group of authors’ perspective is more valid: K&M or S&B? Why? Please provide one real-world example to support your answer. ***Your real-world example(s) may NOT include ISIL, Al-Qaeda, Boko-Haram, Taliban or Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990). These specific examples indeed are relevant, but all too familiar and I want you to expand your knowledge by researching/referencing more obscure real-world incidents of violent conflict.

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ENGINEERING MECHANICS

Statics assignment 2 Source: Statics and Structures text book Loo, Y.C. and Guan, H., Statics and Structures, School of Engineering, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, 3rd Edition, 2013 Instruction: Aim: Statics assignments assess the ability of the students to apply theory to problems and their understanding of the concepts. Through these assignments, students’ problem solving skills and computational skills will be developed. Submission: All statics assignments must be submitted on or before the due dates. Late submission penalties will apply based on the QIBT policy. Submission should be handwritten hardcopy with an attached assignment cover sheet. Submit your statics assignments to your lecturer in class. Criteria & Marking: Students must show their calculations for each question. If no calculation is attached, no mark will be given. Mark will be awarded according to the correctness of the final answer, the accuracy of the solution and the clarity of the presentation. Please note that answers to all questions should be done individually. REMEMBER TO INDICATE THE UNITS AND DIRECTION OF ALL VECTORS Analysis of trusses 1) For each of the statically determine trusses detailed in following figures, preform a complete analysis of the member forces. Tabulate your results. (a) (b) 2) For each of the trusses illustrated in following figures, determine the axial forces in the members identified as a, b and c. (a) (b) Foces and Momenets in Space 3) A lamp post is under action of three concentrated loads, parallel respectively to the x, y and z axes. Compute the reactions at the built-in support at the base. Dimensions are in millimeters. 4) Following figure shows a 3D cantilever system which is hinged at the root (A) and supported by a prop (BC) on one side and a cable (DE) on the other side of the beam (ACD). For the uniformly distributed load of 2.5 kN/m, compute the reactions at A and the axial forces in the prop and the cable. Hint: Determine axial forces in the prop and the cable first, followed by reactions at A. Use ratios of length formulas.

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HISTORY

2. The Declaration of Independence asserts, “When a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object, evinces a design to reduce [a people] under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such a government and to provide new guards for their future security.” Trace out the radicalization of American politics from 1763-1776. How did colonists move from the relatively conservative reaction to the Stamp Tax in 1764 to the extreme positions taken in Thomas Paine’s Common Sense and the Declaration of Independence in 1776?In your answer make sure that you explain how and why the policies, events, and political ideas of these years brought thirteen diverse colonies together in a common cause against England. (For the Record, Chapter 4 [entire]; Give Me Liberty!, Chapter 5 pp.75-190, Blackboard “Posted Reading)

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MANAGEMENT

Please DO NOT answer question 1 and 2 together. Please answer the questions separately. Thank you very much Question 1—MGMT600—-Discuss what area(s) and/or topic(s) was most valuable to you in the overall course and in the preparation of the Diagnostic Analysis associated with your business model canvas. Also discuss where you need more preparation in order to be (more) effective in understanding diagnostic analysis and/or consulting.Question 2—-HRMT600—-Final Thoughts: After all you have learned from the textbook, research you have conducted, and discussions with fellow students; please discuss the main functions of HRM and what you feel is the most important issue facing HR Managers, employees, and Organizations today.

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BARRIERS TO NURSE PRACTITIONERS PRACTICING

Policy change paper In this assignment, you will assess the problem, develop solutions, analyze those solutions, decide on the best one, and make a case for why it should be adopted. These things will be presented in an 8-10 page paper that is due at the end of Week Seven. In addition, during Week Seven, you will make a 10 minute professional, persuasive presentation, that will be posted to VoiceThread, as if you were speaking to a legislative committee on health care. Rubric: Define the Problem view longer description 20 pts Flagged_question-e2565888dd Sources of Information/Evidence view longer description 30 pts Flagged_question-e2565888dd Develop Alternative Solutions view longer description 30 pts Flagged_question-e2565888dd What Criteria Will You Use To Decide On Alternatives view longer description 35 pts Flagged_question-e2565888dd Decision Making view longer description 25 pts Flagged_question-e2565888dd Implementation Strategies view longer description 25 pts Flagged_question-e2565888dd Additional Comments Total Points: 165

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CONDITIONS WHICH ARE INFLUENCED BY DISPARITIES

eight common conditions which are influenced by disparities: Cancer Cardiovascular Disease Chronic Kidney Disease Diabetes HIV/AIDS Mental Health and Substance Abuse Musculoskeletal Diseases Respiratory Diseases Select one of these diagnoses and describe the problems associated with its care. Discuss the findings in the AHRQ report and how this influences the outcomes for an individual patient or family. Look at your state health department website and see if you can identify any specific programs which exist to help with this diagnosis and how closely it may match the AHRQ report.

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ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES

Department of Economics, School of Business Word Limit (1500 words) Basic Version This basic version is worth 18 marks total. There are three other challenging versions, each of which is worth 4 bonus marks. You only have to complete one (1) assignment. This version is worth 45 points, reweighted to 18 marks. Submit your assignment via Cloud Deakin in the appropriate assignment dropbox by 11:59 p.m. on Monday 21 September 2015. Hard copies will NOT be accepted. Please note the new, later, due date. Extensions can only be granted by the Unit Chair (Dr Randy Silvers, randolph.silvers@deakin.edu.au). This is an individual assignment; the work that you submit must be your own. Plagiarism will incur penalties. 1 Background Currently, Australia and China are implementing a bilateral trade agreement that the leaders of the two countries signed recently; known in the press as the ChinaAustralia Free Trade Agreement.1 For some background, see: http://business.nab.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/china-australia-freetrade-agreementhighlights-no vember-2014-economic-report.pdf and http://dfat.gov.au/trade/agreements/chafta/Pages/australia-china-fta.aspx As you have learned in MAE101, economics is about allocating scarce resources among competing uses. One of the core principles is that voluntary trade benefits all participants to the trade. If this principle is so basic and intuitive, why then have governments resisted trade between countries?In what ways do governments restrict trade? Why is trade between countries different from trade within a country — such as, workers moving from one state to another for employment, or goods being manufactured in one state and sold in another? In this assignment, you will use the economics that you have learned in MAE101 to assess who gains and who loses when trade restrictions are relaxed. 1 2 This is separate from the TransPacific Partnership, which is a trade agreement that Task 1: Opportunity Cost and Trade (a) Use an example from your own life in which two individuals (you can be one of them) can produce two different “goods.”2 (i) Describe the example. Who are the individuals, what can they produce, what do they actually produce. (ii) Generate a table showing how much each individual can hypothetically produce in a given period of time — define the period of time.3 (iii) On one graph, show the production possibilities frontiers for each individual and the joint production possibilities. (6 Points) (b) Using your example: (i) Define opportunity cost, absolute advantage, and comparative advantage. (ii) Derive the opportunity costs for both individuals, for both goods. (iii) State who, if either, has the absolute advantage in each good; state who, if either, has the comparative advantage in each good. Describe how both individuals gain by trading. (6 Points) (c) Notice that you have not expressed any costs in dollars. What is the “real cost” of a good? (2 Points) 2 Do not use examples referenced in the textbook, lectures, or videos. You may use examples from your household, your studies, your work, and your extracurricular activities — such as a sport team or video production. 3 You do not need to do research. Just generate reasonable numbers. 3 Task 2: Supply, Demand, and Changes in the Equilibrium Choose an industry for which China currently has a tariff and that is affected by the new trade agreement — see the first page after the title page of the NAB link. Assume for parts (a) and (b) below that the market for your chosen industry is perfectly competitive. (a) For the market you’ve chosen, draw two demand-and-supply graphs side-byside — one for Australia, one for China. Show the effects of the tariff in both markets. (2 Points) (b) Reproduce the graphs without the tariffs. On each graph, identify: (i) the old and new equilibrium price; (ii) the old and new equilibrium quantity; (iii) the old and new amounts of exports or imports, as appropriate; and (iv) the changes to consumers’ surplus and producers’ surplus. Also, explain each effect. That is, explain the change to the price, quantity, imports/exports, and consumers’ and producers’ surpluses in both markets. (4 Points) (c) Suppose that either: (i) the demand for this industry’s product in Australia, or (ii) the supply for this industry’s product in Australia, is more inelastic than what you have drawn above. You may choose which comparison to make. State which comparison you consider. Then, for each of the effects in (b), explain whether the effect becomes larger, smaller, or there is no change to the effect. For example, if you choose option (i) and stated that the new price in Australia is greater than the old price, then for this part, you should state, and explain, either “the price rise becomes greater the more inelastic the demand in Australia” or “the price rise becomes smaller the more inelastic the demand in Australia” or “the price rise is unaffected by the elasticity of demand in Australia.” (4 Points) (d) List the three defining characteristics of a perfectly competitive market. For the market you’ve chosen, state whether or not each condition applies. Do you think that the market is perfectly competitive, monopolistically competitive, oligopolistic or monopolistic? State your reasoning. (3 Points) 4 Task 3: Cost Structure and Effects in Short and Long Run Regardless of your answer to Task 2 (d) above, assume that the industry in Australia is perfectly competitive. (a) Consider the current market, in which China imposes tariffs on Australian goods, to be in long-run equilibrium. Graph a typical firm’s cost curves and production decisions. (2 Points) (b) Show on your graph and explain what happens in the short run to this typical firm after the tariff is eliminated. (2 Points) (c) Explain what will happen in the long run to the market and to this typical firm. What is the long-run equilibrium price? (3 Points) (d) Who gains and who loses in this market from the elimination of tariffs? Be sure to consider consumers and producers in both countries, and distinguish between the short run and the long run. (3 Points) 5 Task 4: In this task, you are to complete part (a); you then complete either part (b) OR part (c) – this is your choice. (a) Professor Ricardo, a leading economist, was interviewed recently about the Free Trade Agreement with Australia. Professor Ricardo stated that it didn’t really matter what the specifics of the agreement were. Said Professor Ricardo, “what is really important is to lower and preferably eliminate all of China’s tariffs so that China can have a level playing field”. Explain what Professor Ricardo meant by a level playing field. (4 Points) (b) In both China and Australia, there has been some opposition to the Free Trade Agreement. In Australia, for example, some have feared that this will destroy jobs. Some groups have lobbied their governments to modify the agreement or even stop it. Lobbying involves the use of scare resources. Is this a productive activity or a dead weight loss? Explain your reasoning. (4 Points) (c) Regarding both working conditions and environmental pollution standards, Australia imposes stronger restrictions on its domestic producers than China does on its domestic producers. If China were to impose similarly stringent restrictions on its domestic producers, what would happen to the cost (marginal cost and average total cost) of a typical Chinese firm? What effect(s) would that have on Chinese exports to Australia and on Chinese imports from Australia? (4 Points)

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