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EQUILIBRIUM IN 2-D PLANE
The concept of equilibrium of forces is derived from the first law of motions. Based
on this concept we can proceed to develop mathematical equations which are useful for
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Types of Structures
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Beams
A beam is an important component or structural element of
most 2-D and 3-D structures, li