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Static Equilibrium

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Torque 0:09
    • Introduction to Torque
    • Rod in X-Y Direction
  • Particle in Equilibrium 18:15
    • Particle in Equilibrium, Net Force=0
    • Extended Object Like a Rod
    • Conditions of Equilibrium
    • Forces Acting on Object (Proof of Torque)
  • The Lever 35:38
    • Rod on Lever with Two Masses
  • Standing on a Supported Beam 40:53
    • Example : Wall and Beam Rope Connect Beam and Wall
    • Net Force
    • Net Torque
    • Finding ø
  • Ladder About to Slip 53:38
    • Example: Finding Angle ø Where Ladder Doesn't slip
  • Extra Example 1: Bear Retrieving Basket
  • Extra Example 2: Sliding Cabinet