## An elementary treatise on statics |

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### Contents

CHAPTEB PAOE | 1 |

Parallel Forces Moments Couples | 20 |

Equilibrium of a rigid Body acted on by forces in one plane | 38 |

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angle of friction attached attracting mass axes axle beam bending catenary central axis centre of gravity circular coefficient of friction cone coordinates couple curve cylinder density displacement distance draw elastic string element equal and opposite equation equipotential curve equipotential surface equivalent external point fixed point forces acting funicular gives Hence hinge horizontal plane i.e. according inclined plane infinite jointed latus rectum length line of action load mechanical advantage middle point modulus of elasticity normal parabola parallel forces particle perpendicular point of application polygon position of equilibrium potential pulley radius reaction represented rests resultant attraction rigid body scale-pan screw shearing stress shell shew sides sin2 single force smooth sphere stable straight line supported system of forces taking moments tangent tension triangle uniform rod unstable vertex vertical plane weight wrench zero