Engineering Mechanics

by garagegraphyx
Tags: engineering, mechanics
garagegraphyx is offline
Mar10-04, 05:44 AM
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I am currently learning engineering mechanics and on the subject elementary of statics. I am very confused about what a moment is...
i need a recommendation of a good website that can teach me these stuffs.

Thank you!
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russ_watters is offline
Mar10-04, 09:48 AM
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A moment is essentially a vector description of a torque.

THIS might be jumping ahead a little, but here is a description of what's going on with a cantilevered beam.

HERE is another:

Essentially, you have two force components: shear and bending moment.
leonel is offline
Mar26-04, 09:51 AM
P: 7

Take a look on a book entitled "Vector Mechanics for Engineers", authors Beer & Johnston. This book is very educative. You will not regret at.

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