Chapter 6 – Space frames

@inproceedings{Williams2009Chapter6,
  title={Chapter 6 – Space frames},
  author={Alan V. Williams},
  year={2009}
}
Publisher Summary Displacements in a space structure can occur in six directions—a displacement in the x, y, and z directions, and a rotation about the x-, y-, and z -axes. A three-dimensional structure is externally determinate when six external restraints are applied to the structure, because these restraints may be determined by six equations of static equilibrium. For a three-dimensional structure, six conditions of static equilibrium may be obtained at any point in the structure and at… CONTINUE READING

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