Hyperstatic

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Alternative term: Indeterminate redundant

A term applied to a structure which is provided with a redundant number of nodes so that bending moments and reactions need to be determined not only from the laws of equilibrium but taking calculated deflection into account.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM