Rapidsol Statics (Pbi U)


The present book provides a comprehensive treatment of the concepts and topics by giving a vast variety of examples fully solved. The entire subject matter has been arranged in a systematic, graded, simple, lucid and exhaustive manner. Each chapter begins with some definitions followed by theorems with complete proofs and solved problems. A large number of notes and remarks have been added for a better understanding of the subject.


Basic notation, Newton Laws of motion, system of two forces, parallelogram law of forces, resultant of two collinear forces, resolution of forces, moment of a force, couple, theorem on moments of a couple, coplaner forces, resultant of three coplanar concurrent forces, theorem of resolved parts, resultant of two forces acting on a rigid body, Varignon’s theorem, generalized theorem of moments. 

Equilibrium of two concurrent forces, equilibrium condition for any number of coplanar concurrent forces, Lami’s theorem. l – m theorem, theorems of moments, resultant of a force and a couple. Equilibrium conditions for coplanar non-concurrent forces.

       Definition and nature of friction , laws of friction, Centre of gravity.

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