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Unformatted text preview: CE243 Statics Fall 2007 ASSIGNMENT #5 (Trusses) 1. Using the method of joints, determine the force in each member of the trusses shown. Indicate whether each member is in tension or compression. 2. Using the method of joints, determine the force in member FG and in each of the members located to the right of member FG for the scissor roof truss shown. Indicate whether each member is in tension or compression. (Hint: recall joints under special loading conditions) 3,4,5,6: For the given loading, determine the zeroforce members in the trusses shown. K. Orakal Page 1 of 2 CE243 Statics Fall 2007 ASSIGNMENT #5 (Trusses) 7. A parallelchord Howe truss is loaded as shown. Using the method of sections, determine the force in members CE, DE, and DF. 8. A stadium roof truss is loaded as shown. Using the method of sections, determine the force in members AB, AG, and FG. 9. Using the method of sections, determine the force in members DG and FH of the truss shown. (Hint: Use section aa) K. Orakal Page 2 of 2 ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course CE 243 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Boğaziçi University.
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