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Alternative term: Determinate simple

A term applied to a structure which is provided with the minimum required number of nodes so that bending moments, forces, and reactions can be determined by the laws of equilibrium alone.

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