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Maxwell's Rule

  1. Nov 8, 2008 #1
    Has anybody heard of Maxwell's Rule for determining whether a structure is statically-determinate or not? I've been trying find out more about it online but couldn't find anything related to it. I know the equation b + r - Dj = M

    b = bars
    j = joints
    r = restraints
    D = dimensions

    But I don't know how to use it.

    thank you
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