Tag Archive for Tag: Fundamentals

Tag: Fundamentals Graphic-Statics Fundamentals

A force may be represented by a straight line of fixed length. The length of line to a given scale represents the magnitude of the force. The position of the line parallels the line of action of the force. And an arrowhead on the line indicates the direction in which the force acts. Forces are concurrent when their lines of action meet. If

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Tag: Fundamentals Fundamentals of Structural Theory

Structural theory is based primarily on the following set of laws and properties. These principles often provide sufficient relations for analysis of structures. Laws of mechanics. These consist of the rules for static equilibrium and dynamic behavior. Properties of materials. The material used in a structure has a significant influence on its behavior. Strength and stiffness are two important material properties. These

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