Engineering Mechanics

Introduction to Work Done, Its Definition, Types and Examples

Assume you’re seated in a chair, under the influence of gravity. Do you believe gravity is exerting its influence on you? If you answered yes, you are incorrect because the force of gravity is counterbalanced by the normal force that keeps you seated in your chair. However, if you relocate the chair a short distance, […]

What is Engineering Mechanics?

Engineering mechanics is the branch of applied science which works with the laws and principle of mechanics. Whatever the body we seen around us experiences forces and due the forces experienced by the body they undergo motion. The study of object which is either in motion or at rest because of the forces acting on

Types of Support in Structures

In this article, you will learn about different types of support used in structure. There are basically three types of support and these are roller, pinned, and fixed support. There is a fourth support also called as simple support, it is generally not used in structures. Every support has its own field of application. Supports

What is Engineering Mechanics and its Types

In this article, we will study what is engineering mechanics and its types. For an engineer, the knowledge of engineering mechanics is essential in order to take his job skillfully. Almost in every field it is used, whether you take automobile industries, defence, aerospace, medical science etc. So lets explore about it in detail… What

What is Centre of Gravity and Centroid of a Body?

What is Centre of gravity Centre of gravity of a body is defined as the point through which the whole weight of the body acts. A body can have only one centre of gravity for all positions of the body. It is represented or denoted by C.G. or G. What is Centroid The point, at