Tag Archive for Tag: Internal Stability

Tag: Internal Stability Static Determinacy, Indeterminacy, and Instability

Internal Stability A structure is considered to be internally stable, or rigid, if it maintains its shape and remains a rigid body when detached from the supports. Conversely, a structure is termed internally unstable (or nonrigid) if it cannot maintain its shape and may undergo large displacements under small disturbances when not supported externally. Some examples of internally stable structures

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