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Table of Contents
|General Principles||p. 3|
|Chapter Objectives||p. 3|
|Fundamental Concepts||p. 4|
|Units of Measurement||p. 7|
|The International System of Units||p. 9|
|Numerical Calculations||p. 10|
|General Procedure for Analysis||p. 12|
|Force Vectors||p. 17|
|Chapter Objectives||p. 17|
|Scalars and Vectors||p. 17|
|Vector Operations||p. 18|
|Vector Addition of Forces||p. 20|
|Addition of a System of Coplanar Forces||p. 32|
|Cartesian Vectors||p. 43|
|Addition of Cartesian Vectors||p. 46|
|Position Vectors||p. 56|
|Force Vector Directed Along a Line||p. 59|
|Dot Product||p. 69|
|Equilibrium of a Particle||p. 85|
|Chapter Objectives||p. 85|
|Condition for the Equilibrium of a Particle||p. 85|
|The Free-Body Diagram||p. 86|
|Coplanar Force Systems||p. 89|
|Three-Dimensional Force Systems||p. 103|
|Force System Resultants||p. 117|
|Chapter Objectives||p. 117|
|Moment of a Forcendash;Scalar Formulation||p. 117|
|Cross Product||p. 121|
|Moment of a Forcendash;Vector Formulation||p. 124|
|Principle of Moments||p. 128|
|Moment of a Force about a Specified Axis||p. 139|
|Moment of a Couple||p. 148|
|Simplification of a Force and Couple System||p. 160|
|Further Simplification of a Force and Couple System||p. 170|
|Reduction of a Simple Distributed Loading||p. 183|
|Equilibrium of a Rigid Body||p. 199|
|Chapter Objectives||p. 199|
|Conditions for Rigid-Body Equilibrium||p. 199|
|Free-Body Diagrams||p. 201|
|Equations of Equilibrium||p. 214|
|Two- and Three-Force Members||p. 224|
|Free-Body Diagrams||p. 237|
|Equations of Equilibrium||p. 242|
|Constraints and Statical Determinacy||p. 243|
|Structural Analysis||p. 263|
|Chapter Objectives||p. 263|
|Simple Trusses||p. 263|
|The Method of Joints||p. 266|
|Zero-Force Members||p. 272|
|The Method of Sections||p. 280|
|Space Trusses||p. 290|
|Frames and Machines||p. 294|
|Internal Forces||p. 329|
|Chapter Objectives||p. 329|
|Internal Forces Developed in Structural Members||p. 329|
|Shear and Moment Equations and Diagrams||p. 345|
|Relations between Distributed Load, Shear, and Moment||p. 354|
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