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Statics For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow,plain-English explanations for everything you need to grasp thestudy of statics. You'll get a thorough introduction to thisfoundational branch of engineering and easy-to-follow coverage ofsolving problems involving forces on bodies at rest; vectoralgebra; force systems; equivalent force systems; distributedforces; internal forces; principles of equilibrium; applications totrusses, frames, and beams; and friction.
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