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Support (structure)

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Support (structure)

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
× ×
Hinged support
Fixed support
Middle hinge (for axial member)
Middle hinge (for beam member)


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

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