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Unformatted text preview: Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics EM 306 STATICS  UNIQUE NUMBER 13550 Spring 2009 QUIZ #5 Name: Date: For the simple truss of the figure: 1) [30 points] Draw its freebody diagram and compute the reaction forces at points A and G . 2) [60 points] Determine the axial forces in members BD,CD and CE of the truss. 3) [10 points] State clearly the nature of the axial forces you computed in 2), i.e. identify them as tensile/compressive. THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics EM 306 STATICS  UNIQUE NUMBER 13560 Spring 2009 QUIZ #5 Name: Date: For the simple truss of the figure: 1) [30 points] Draw its freebody diagram and compute the reaction forces at points A and G . 2) [60 points] Determine the axial forces in members BD, BE and EG of the truss. 3) [10 points] State clearly the nature of the axial forces you computed in 2), i.e. identify them as tensile/compressive. SOLUTION:...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2009 for the course EM 306 taught by Professor Rodin during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.
 Spring '07
 Rodin
 Statics, Aerospace Engineering

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