Beam Coordinates System
Inconsistencies in coordinate systems and sign conventions can easily lead to errors in calculations. In this video, the importance of a consistent coordinate system will be discussed. Below, the beam coordinate system, internal force sign convention, and deformation sign convention that will be used in this course are shown.
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