Adams, Douglas P. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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An analysis yielding the respective forces acting at any point of any member, or part of a member, of a mechanism, obtained by using relationships for dynamic equilibrium in a plane rigid body subject to external forces within this plane and to internal forces due to its motion in this plane. The following treatment is a careful selection and condensation of essential features of the reasoning.
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