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440:221 Intro to Engineering Mechanics: Statics Instructor: Alberto Cuitino TA: Pam Carabetta and Jingru Zhang 1 Lecture 4 Fall 2009 Based on Textbook Material: Engineering Mechanics Statics, 12 th Edition, R.C. Hibbeler, Pearson 2010.
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440:221 Lectures School of Engineering, Fall 2009 Topics to be covered What is equilibrium? How do we find the forces that make a system to be in equilibrium? What is a Free Body Diagram (FBD)? How do we deal with cables, springs and pulleys? 2
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440:221 Lectures School of Engineering, Fall 2009 Equilibrium 3 Σ F = 0 Free Body Diagram What Forces?
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440:221 Lectures School of Engineering, Fall 2009 Free Body Diagrams are one of the most important things for you to know how to draw and use. What ? - It is a drawing that shows all external forces acting on the particle. Why ? - It is key to being able to write the equations of equilibrium—which are used to solve for the unknowns (usually forces or angles). The what, why and how of a Free Body Diagram (FBD)
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440:221 Lectures School of Engineering, Fall 2009 How ?
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course ENG 221 taught by Professor P.sannuti during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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Lecture+04 - 440:221 Intro to Engineering Mechanics Statics...

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