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Unformatted text preview: Statics (MET 2214) Prof. S. Nasseri Forces and Moments MET 2214 Statics (MET 2214) Prof. S. Nasseri Moments and Forces Part 8 Statics (MET 2214) Prof. S. Nasseri Types of Forces (Loads) Point loads- concentrated forces exerted at point or location. Distributed loads- a force applied along a length or over an area. The distribution can be uniform or non-uniform. Statics (MET 2214) Prof. S. Nasseri Equivalent system Distributed loading : Wind , fluids , and the weight of a material supported over a bodys surface are examples of distributed loadings. Pressure p (force/unit area) is the intensity of these loadings. Statics (MET 2214) Prof. S. Nasseri Application A distributed load on the beam exists due to the weight of the lumber. Is it possible to reduce this force system to a single force that will have the same external effect? If yes, how? Statics (MET 2214) Prof. S. Nasseri Application The sandbags on the beam create a distributed load....
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2010 for the course COE 2001 taught by Professor Valle during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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