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Section 5.7 Equilibrium Examples

You can use these interactives to explore how the reactions supporting rigid bodies are affected by the loads applied. You can use the equations of equilibrium to solve for the unknown reactions, and check your work.

Figure 5.7.1. Rigid body Equilibrium
Figure 5.7.2. Cantilever beam
Figure 5.7.3. Beam with concentrated load
Figure 5.7.4. Beam with concentrated force and couple moment