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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 the
analysis of structures and any constituent parts th
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Worked Examples
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Chapter 1 Fundamentals
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Example 1:
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Solution:
Construct a parallelogram as shown in Fig. 1(b).
Use sine
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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, like bridges and buildings.
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