Stresses in beam due to bending action

Introduction Stresses in beam is very important topic. Every engineering graduates need to understand this phenomenon. Before understanding this we need to discuss few simple concepts. You might have gone through this doubt while studying …

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Fundamental Concepts in Solid Mechanics

Solid A material is called solid if in addition to normal force it can also support substantial shear force in a static condition. On the other hand, fluids cannot support shear force and have continuous …

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Solid Mechanics: Introduction

Mechanics is the science of forces and motions. The origins of mechanics could be traced back to 4th century BC when Aristotle founds the system of Aristotelian physics, but it was not until 1687 when …

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What is Bending Moment?

To understand the term bending moment we have to understand what is a moment of force. Force: The basic definition of force that we have learned is that force is push and pull. Force, when …

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