What are Static Determinate Trusses?

Static determinate structures are those structures in which we compute axial forces by the application of static equilibrium alone. For plane frame, three such equations are: For a statically determinate: Plane frame, m = 2j …

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What is Kinematic Indeterminacy ?

It is the number of independent components of joint displacements with respect to a specified set of axes. Kinematic indeterminacy also refered as degrees of freedom for a structure, is the number of unrestrained component …

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What is a structure ?

A structure means a system of connected parts used to support a load. An elastic body is called a structure when a set of loads are applied the elastic body deforms and also the system …

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What is stress??

Definition of stress Before defining stress at a point we must set the stage for the definition. Consider we have a deformable body, and this body bis in static equilibrium condition as shown in Fig …

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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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