## The elements of statics, Part 1 |

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ALGM amongst the forces axes called centre of gravity COMPOSITION OF FORCES compound conditions of equilibrium consequently consider Corollary cos2 couple Q decompose diagonal equal and opposite equal and parallel equal forces equal parallel forces equation equi fixed point force Q forces applied forces which act former four forces given couple Hence indefinitely small equal intersect keel kite Let us suppose librium line AP line of action magnitude and direction manner middle point motion Note number of forces opposite forces opposite sign parallel and proportional parallel plane Parallelogram of Forces parallelopiped plane perpendicular point of application position reduced Remark represented in axis resultant couple right angles rigid rigidly connected rudder sail sides single couple single force single resultant smooth point solicited space Statics straight line string tension Theorem third force three forces tical tion weight whence wind