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Chapter 6

Structures

 


Topics Reviewed

  1. 2-D Trusses: Method of Joints
  2. 2-D Trusses: Method of Sections
  3. 3-D Trusses / Space Trusses
  4. Frames and Machines
 

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Case Intro: To help introduce and understand the basic principles, a case study is presented.

Theory: This section will review the basic principles and equations that you should know to answer the exam questions. It does not give detailed derivations of the theory.

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Simulation: You can adjust several parameters of a given problem and learn how they affect the results.