chapter7 - INTERNAL FORCES (Section 7.1) APPLICATIONS These...

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INTERNAL FORCES (Section 7.1)
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APPLICATIONS Why are the beams tapered? Is it because of the internal forces? If so, what are these forces and how do we determine them? These beams are used to support the roof of this gas station.
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Statics Rules APPLICATIONS (continued) Usually such columns are wider at the bottom than at the top. Why? Is it because of the internal forces? If so, what are they and how do we determine them? A fixed column supports this rectangular billboard.
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APPLICATIONS (continued) The concrete supporting a bridge has fractured. What might have caused the concrete to do this? How can we analyze or design these structures to make them safer?
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INTERNAL FORCES The design of any structural member requires finding the forces acting within the member to make sure the material can resist those loads. For example, we want to determine the internal forces acting on the cross section at C. First, we first need to determine the support reactions. Then we need to cut the beam at C
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course ENG 1333 taught by Professor Brr during the Spring '10 term at American College of Computer & Information Sciences.

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