Answer to Question #74534 in Mechanical Engineering for Khalid
A pile driver hammer of mass 272 kg falls freely through a distance of 4.2 m to strike a pile of
mass 516 kg and drives it 75 mm into the ground. The hammer does not rebound when driving the pile. Determine the average resistance of the ground.
Note: You must fully answer each task and show all steps, including text. You must include
labelled diagrams to aid your solutions.