09 Quiz 6_Solutions - THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN...

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THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics EM 306 STATICS - UNIQUE NUMBER 13540 Spring 2009 QUIZ #6 Name: Date: The Howe truss of the figure is used to support the roof of a UT building: 1) [30 points] Draw its free-body diagram and compute the reaction forces at points A and G . 2) [60 points] Determine the axial force in member BI . 3) [10 points] State clearly the nature of the axial force you computed in 2), i.e. identify it as tensile/compressive.
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Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics EM 306 STATICS - UNIQUE NUMBER 13545 Spring 2009 QUIZ #6 Name: Date: The walkway exerts vertical 50-kN loads on the Warren truss at B , D , F , and H . 1) [30 points] Draw its free-body diagram and compute the reaction forces at points A and I . 2) [60 points] Determine the axial force in member CE, BD and CD . 3) [10 points]
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