EQUILLIBRIUM. BY GP CAPT NC CHATTOPADHYAY. MEANING. Latin aequilībrium, equivalent to aequi- equi- + lībr ( a ) balance + -ium –ium -ium: a suffix found on nouns borrowed from Latin , especially derivatives of verb Synonyms equipoise, steadiness, stability. DEFINITION.
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EXAMPLE OF EQOUILLIBRIUM
“A rigid body is in mechanical equilibrium when the sum of all forces on all particles of the system is zero, and also the sum of all Moments on all particles of the system is zero. “
A rigid body in mechanical equilibrium is undergoing neither linear nor rotational acceleration; however it could be translating or rotating at a constant velocity.
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