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A two-hinged arch has hinges only at the supports (Fig. 4.2a). Such an arch is statically indeterminate. Determination of the horizontal and vertical components of each reaction requires four equations, whereas the laws of equilibrium supply only three (Art. 4.1). Another equation can be written from knowledge of the elastic behavior of the arch. One procedure is to assume that

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