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Machanics: Where to section?

  1. Mar 13, 2007 #1
    I'm about to draw shear and moment diagram in 2D, and I wonder if there are any general rules as where to section for instance this ski?

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  3. Mar 13, 2007 #2


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    What do you mean by "as where to section"?
  4. Mar 13, 2007 #3
    Where to make the sections.
  5. Mar 17, 2007 #4


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    I guess it depends on you want, but in this case there will be 4 moment equations (sections).
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