09 Quiz 5_Solutions

# 09 Quiz 5_Solutions - Department of Aerospace Engineering...

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THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics EM 306 STATICS - UNIQUE NUMBER 13535 Spring 2009 QUIZ #5 Name: Date: For the simple truss of the figure: 1) [30 points] Draw its free-body diagram and compute the reaction forces at points A and H . 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.

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THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics EM 306 STATICS - UNIQUE NUMBER 13555 Spring 2009 QUIZ #5 Name: Date: For the simple truss of the figure: 1) [30 points] Draw its free-body diagram and compute the reaction forces at points A and B . 2) [60 points] Determine the axial forces in members BC and CD 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.
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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 free-body 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 free-body 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.

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