Topic#8.Statics of Rigid Bodies

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Statics of Rigid Bodies Topic #8:
Concepts If a body is motionless (at rest) with respect to the nearest large mass (in our case - the Earth), it is said to be in equilibrium . A body at rest must respond in accordance with Newton's First Law. generic body A collection of particles is called a body or object. If the body does not deform appreciably upon load application, we call it a rigid body .
Newton's First Law for a Generic Body If the resultant forces and moments acting on a body are zero, the body remains at rest (or moving at constant velocity). 0 0 F M = =
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