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Analysing Bending in a Linkage Member

Yes, you are right. When there is an imbalance in the forces, the link will start to accelerate, or rotate. Say we have a simply supported link, or beam on a pin-roller support. then the equilibrium ...
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Determining the suitability of a timber joint in a given situation

By destructive testing of the different kinds of joints under different kinds and magnitudes of loads. This means that joints of various kinds are constructed, then loaded in a particular fashion ...
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Determining the suitability of a timber joint in a given situation

Screws are not advised for connecting frames, They are too brittle. They are usually used only for decking or attaching accessories. Nails are recommended and there are standards on how much shear and ...
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Why do we include the fixed-end moment when calculating the bending moment at another point on the beam?

Note that the restoring moment, or technically the fixed end moment, represents the total energy produced by the applied force at a distance"x = l" from the support (which is the point of x =...
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