Engineering Statics

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Crane
A crane is a perfect example of an application of the principles of statics.

Preface[edit | edit source]

Introduction to Statics[edit | edit source]

Force Systems[edit | edit source]

Two-Dimensional Force Systems

Three-Dimensional Force Systems

Equilibrium[edit | edit source]

Structures[edit | edit source]

Distributed Forces[edit | edit source]

Centers of Mass and Centroids

Special Topics

Friction[edit | edit source]

Frictional Phenomena

Applications of Friction in Machines

Virtual Work[edit | edit source]

Quizzes and Tests[edit | edit source]

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Acknowledgements and Further Reading[edit | edit source]