Bridges, beams, arches, cables
Experimental equipment for investigating a suspension bridge, a Gerber beam and various arches.
Forces on a suspension bridge
Supporting cable force and demonstration of bending moments between the roadway support and supporting cables.
Lines of influence on the Gerber beam
Using methods of section and conditions of equilibrium of statics to determine support forces.
Symmetric and asymmetric arch subjected to point, distributed or moving loads.
Differences between statically determinate and statically indeterminate arches under load.
Measurement of deformation during mechanical experiments.
Base unit for clear and simple set-up of experiments on statics, strength of materials and dynamics.