Representation of vector addition, scalar multiplication, and dot and cross products
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Cable Tension Needed to Support Platform
A moment balance determines the tension force in a cable that keeps a platform from rotating.
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Determine if a Truss can be Solved
This simulation determines whether a truss can be solved or if it is statically indeterminate by calculating the number of equations and the number of unknowns
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Determine Type of Stress in Each Member of Truss
Guess whether a selected member of the truss is under compression, under tension, or is a zero member.
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Force Balance on a Moving Cart
Tension required to pull a cart with a set acceleration
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Force Balances on a Truss
Forces on the members of a planar truss
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Forces in a Power Tower Truss
Solve for the member forces and reaction forces on a power tower truss.
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Method of Joints to Solve a Truss
Solve a truss using the method of joints
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Method of Sections to Solve a Truss
Ssolve a truss using the method of sections
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Solving a Double Scissor Truss
Use the method of joints to solve the member forces in a double scissor truss.
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Weight Suspended by Two Cables
The tension forces in two cables that support a weight.
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