10.6p_Frames - Fall 2007 Civil Engineering Example Example...

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ENGR 211 Lecture 10 Fall 2007 Civil Engineering Applications of Equilibrium to Structures Applications of Equilibrium to Structures Frames & Machines Civil Engineering Frames Frames Start with the FBD
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ENGR 211 Lecture 10 Fall 2007 Civil Engineering Frames and Machines Frames and Machines Objects are made up of pieces that are fastened together Analysis may involve one piece, some combination of pieces or the whole object. Advice: Start analyzing! Clearly define each subject with a FBD and then jump in. Civil Engineering Frames and Machines Frames and Machines Some Hints Some Hints… Look for two force members (they may not be straight!) – Draw forces acting along the line of action between them. Carefully draw FBD’s – At contact points, forces are equal and opposite (action and reaction) Apply External Forces to one member only
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ENGR 211 Lecture 10
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