# Category: Engineering Mechanics: Statics

#### Evaluate each of the following to three significant figures and express each answer in SI units using an appropriate prefix: (a) 354 mg (45 km)/(0.0356 kN), (b) (0.00453 Mg)(201 ms), and (c) 435 MN/23.2 mm.

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#### Evaluate each of the following to three significant figures and express each answer in SI units using an appropriate prefix: (a) (0.631 Mm)/(8.60kg)², (b) (35 mm)² (48 kg)³.

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#### A rocket has a mass of 250(10³) slugs on earth. Specify (a) its mass in SI units and (b) its weight in SI units. If the rocket is on the moon, where the acceleration due to gravity is , determine to three significant figures (c) its weight in SI units and (d) its mass in SI units.

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#### The specific weight (wt./vol.) of brass is 520 lb/ft³. Determine its density (mass/vol.) in SI units. Use an appropriate prefix.

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#### The pascal (Pa) is actually a very small unit of pressure. To show this, convert 1 Pa = 1N/m² to lb/ft². Atmospheric pressure at sea level is 14.7 lb/in². How many pascals is this?

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#### If a car is traveling at 55 mi/h, determine its speed in kilometers per hour and meters per second.

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#### Represent each of the following combinations of units in the correct SI form using an appropriate prefix: (a) 0.000431 kg, (b) 35.3(10³) N, and (c) 0.00532 km.

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#### Represent each of the following combinations of units in the correct SI form using an appropriate prefix: (a) m/ms, (b) μkm, (c) ks/mg, and (d) km·μN.

**Solution:**

#### Part A

#### Part B

#### Part C

#### Part D

#### Represent each of the following combinations of units in the correct SI form using an appropriate prefix: (a) kN/μs, (b) Mg/mN, and (c) MN/(kg•ms).

## Solution:

#### Part A

#### Part B

#### Part C