ENES102_S08_Ex2_truss

# ENES102_S08_Ex2_truss - Name: _ Section: _ Problem #1 (40...

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Name: _____________________________ Section: __________ Problem #1 (40 points): The triangular truss is supported by a pinned connection at A and by a cable at B. Forces are imposed at several joints as shown below. (a) Identify all zero-force members by inspection. (b) Find the forces in members GF, CF, CD, BG, and CG. Indicate whether each member is in tension or compression. Hint: Use both method of joints AND method of sections on different parts of the truss.

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Name: _____________________________ Section: __________ Problem #2 (40 points): The truss is supported by a pinned connection at E and by a roller at A. Forces are imposed at several joints as shown below. (a) Identify all zero-force members by inspection. (b) Find the forces in members GF, CF, CD, IG, and CG. Indicate whether each member is in tension or compression. Hint: Use both method of joints AND method of sections on different parts of the truss.
Name: _____________________________ Section: __________ Problem #3 (35 points): The Fink roof truss is supported by a pinned connection at A and by a

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## This note was uploaded on 05/19/2008 for the course ENES 102 taught by Professor Biegel during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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