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by stgeorge
September 15th, 2012, 8:12 am
Forum: furniture
Topic: Checking furniture for overturn?
Replies: 8
Views: 14910

Re: Checking furniture for overturn?

Thank you for the replies both of you. I do not own a 3d printer, not Solidworks application knowledge. I wanted to check this by hand calculation. Scott you mentioned the forwardmost edge of the objects. Can you explain this a little bit please? If my understanding of this term is correct, is the t...
by stgeorge
September 13th, 2012, 6:40 pm
Forum: furniture
Topic: Checking furniture for overturn?
Replies: 8
Views: 14910

Re: Checking furniture for overturn?

Thank you for the reply both of you.
Scott Bennett wrote:Make a plane perpendicular to the two points of contact that form the pivot. Project the forces and moments onto that plane.
Scott there is one problem - the point A can no longer be considered as a point. But as an axis/line. But not a vertical one.
by stgeorge
September 9th, 2012, 2:00 pm
Forum: furniture
Topic: Checking furniture for overturn?
Replies: 8
Views: 14910

Checking furniture for overturn?

After drawing models of furniture in Rhino, if they were ecccentric I used to do an analysis for for overturning effect of chairs/benches/tables by hand until now. But only for objects in 2d plane. This is an example of bench or chair: http://www.dodaj.rs/f/1r/u0/4nnoTXNa/wall2a.jpg ("A" point repre...