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Unformatted text preview: a. Draw a free body diagram for each pin (A-G) introducing appropriate variables for the unknown forces in the bars and reaction forces as A and C. b. Write the equations of equilibrium at each point (A-G) (14 equations). c. Can you use symmetry to reduce the number of equations and unknowns to seven. A B C D E F G L=10 in Typical 100 lb 100 lb d. Solve for the forces in the bar and indicate which forces are tensile and which forces are compressive....
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- Spring '09
- Space, Truss, 10 inches, 100 lb, simple truss analysis, E. The foundation