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    Charter Member Charter Member Katdrvr's Avatar
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    Post Engineering Test


    1.Calculate the smallest limb diameter on a persimmon tree that will support
    a 10 Lb. possum.

    2.Which of the following cars will rust out the quickest when placed on
    blocks in your frontyard? A) 66 Ford Fairlane B) 69 Chevrolet Chevelle C)
    64 Pontiac GTO

    3.If your uncle builds a still that operates at a capacity of 20 gallons of
    shine per hour, how many car radiators are necessary to condense the

    4.A pulpwood cutter has a chain saw that operates at 2700 rpm. The density
    of the pine trees in a plot to be harvested is 470 per acre. The plot is 2.3
    acres in size. The average tree diameter is 14 inches. How many Pabst Blue
    Ribbons will be consumed in cutting the trees?

    5.If every old refrigerator in the state vented its charge of R-12
    simultaneously, what would be the decrease in the ozone layer?

    6.A front porch is constructed of 2x8 pine on
    24-inch centers with a field rock foundation. The span is 8 feet and the
    porch length is 16 feet. The porch floor is 1 inch rough sawn pine. When the
    porch collapses, how many hound dogs will be killed?

    7.A man owns a house and 3.7 acres of land in a hollow with an average slope
    of 15%. The man has 5 children. Can each of the children place a mobile home
    on the man's land?

    8.A 2-ton pulpwood truck is overloaded and proceeding down a steep grade on
    a secondary road at 45 mph. The brakes fail. Given the average traffic
    loading of secondary roads, how many people will swerve to avoid the truck
    before it crashes at the bottom of the mountain?

    For extra credit, how many of the vehicles that swerved will have mufflers
    and uncracked windshields?

    9.A Coal Mine operates a NFPA Class 1, Division 2 Hazardous Area. The mine
    employs 120 miners per shift. A gas warning is issued at the beginning of
    3rd shift. How many cartons of unfiltered Camels will be smoked during the

    [ 01-11-2002: Message edited by: Katdrvr ]

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    Gold Member Gold Member Iggy's Avatar
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    Sent it to my brother, he's an Engineer for Hoover Corp. in Ohio.

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    New Hampshuu !!

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    LMAO 1/2

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