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Ch12 - Chapter 12 Static Equilibrium Conditions for...

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Chapter 12: Static Equilibrium Conditions for equilibrium First condition for equilibrium • When a particle is in equilibrium (no acceleration), in an inertial frame of reference, the vector sum of all the forces acting on the particle is zero. A frame of reference where Newton’s first law is valid = 0 F r = = = 0 , 0 , 0 z y x F F F The sum includes external forces only.
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