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Posted by Lauren DiPalma on January 21, 2010 at 5:28 PM.
Ever needed a quick conceptual statics solution? You are in luck. The visual demonstrations created by MIT graduate student Simon Greenwold are just what you need. There are easy to use beams, trusses, arches, and cables all with
interactive loading. The Java-based web application is point and drag, and allows for limitless loading patterns. It’s quick and easy to see how changes in loading affect the internal forces and reactions. http://acg.media.mit.edu/people/simong/s