# Questions tagged [statics]

Statics is branch of engineering concerned with the analysis of forces and moments on physical systems in static equilibrium.

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### Inertia relief in ANSYS - rotating model

I'm trying to use ANSYS to solve statically a dynamic problem. As shown in the image below, there is an orange bar that is constraint to slide horizontally only and attached to another bar (pink) ...
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### Statics Question

I have shared the question statement, its diagram and my solution but my solution is wrong and I have no idea why is it wrong, please help me out.
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### statics exam question about friction

In a statics exam I had the question in the picture attacehd and I had some trouble understanding it. The question is so Under the effect of torque Mo rotates a wheel (radius r) with constant ...
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### I'm taking statics, and I'm stuck on this truss problem, how do do I solve this?

I'm an engineering student, our professor assigned us this truss problem I found $A_y$ and $L_y$ by using the moment about l, and found ab, now what? It seems like I have too many unknowns to solve ...
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### Statics problem ignoring horizontal reactions seems to require horizontal forces

I'm an industrial engineering student taking engineering mechanics, and I'm quite confused by this problem our proffessor gave us, the chair is supposely in equilibrium, yet in order to counter the ...
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### Which container orientation, if any, can hold more weight?

These are cross sections of identical shipping containers, except one is rotated 45 degrees. The cross sections are squares, 3 meters to a side. I drew dashed lines to show where they're suspended by ...
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### Do flexible water hose cause pressure drop with constant flow?

My dad has a tub by a lake. He has a water pump in the lake to pump up water into a tub. He claims that if he use a flexible hose, the pressure in the hose at the top will be lower than if he use a ...
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### Determining the load on a pump vibration isolator

It seems to me that pump vibration isolators need to support: The weight of the pump The weight of the water in the pump The weight of the water (only) in the drop to the pump The supplier of ...
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### How would I find the Second Moment of Area of a Parallelogram?

How would I find the second moment of area of a parallelogram, as shown?