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Marcel Escudier and Tony Atkins

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

Second edition

Published in print July 2019 | ISBN: 9780198832102
Published online July 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780191870866
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A statically-determinate framework comprising one or more triangular units connected at the ends by pin joints such that the individual members are in tension or compression but carry no moments. ...

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Subjects: Mechanical Engineering ; Engineering and Technology

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