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Statics (INSA211)

Basic definitions, concepts and principles. Statics of particles, resultant of forces in space, equilibrium and free-body concept. Statics of rigid bodies, moments, couples and equivalent force systems. Equilibrium of rigid bodies. Distributed forces, centroids, center of gravity and, moment of inertia. Definition of determinacy of structures, analysis of statically determinate structures, including trusses, beam, frames and arches. Friction.

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