## 10. Trusses and Structure Analysis

Simple Trusses A truss is an assembly of beams or other elements that creates a rigid structure. Assumptions for Design

## Equilibrium of a Rigid body

For a rigid body to be in equilibrium, the net force as well as the net moment about any arbitrary

## #8. Couple Moment part2

When two couples produce a moment with the same magnitude and direction, they are equivalent couples. Resultant Moment of Couple

## #7. Couple Moment what exactly is it?

What is a Couple Moment? A couple is defined as two parallel forces that have the exact same magnitude, but

## 6. What exactly is Moment of a Force?

What is a moment of a Force? The Moment of a force is a measure of its tendency to cause a body

## #5. How to draw a free body diagram?

What is a free body diagram? A free-body diagram (FBD) is a diagram used to show the relative magnitudes and

## (4/10) Friction’s role in Statics?

What is friction? It is a force that resists the movement of two contacting surfaces that slide relative to one

## 3# Force Vector (3D)

Cartesian Vector 3D to solve Force Vector 3D Right Hand Coordinate System A rectangular coordinate system is said to be