Support (structure)

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A support can refer to a variety of structures in architecture that includes arches, beams, columns, balconies, and stretchers.

Varieties of support[1]
Name Schematic diagram Simple figure Restriction Reaction
Vertical Horizontal Rotation (Momentum) Direction Number
Movable support
Movable support (real).svg
Movable support 1.svg
× ×
Movable support reaction.svg
1
Movable support 2.svg
Hinged support
Hinged support (real).svg
Hinged support.svg
×
Hinged support reaction.svg
2
Fixed support
Fixed support (real).svg
Fixed support.svg
Fixed support reaction.svg
3
Middle hinge (for axial member)
Middle hinge axial (real).svg
Middle hinge.svg
×
Middle hinge (for beam member)
Middle hinge beam (real).svg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tatsurō Sakimoto (1991). Kōzō rikigaku. 001. [Structural Dynamics 001]. Kiso doboku kōgaku shirīzu (in Japanese). Morikitashuppan. pp. 36–40. ISBN 4-627-42510-4. 

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