Final Design Project Report good edition

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Final Design Project Report CE 211 Group #2: Andrew Hoover, Max Brown, Nick Jordan, Scott Myers Problem Definition I. We were given the task of designing a bridge for the 15 mile long Hiawatha trail centered through the rugged Bitterroot Mountains along the Idaho-Montana border. The purpose of the bridge spanning the Hiawatha trail is for is for pedestrians walking and biking during the summer months from May 30 to October 4, but closed during the winter. Our bridge must be 10 feet wide and span 60 feet over the 250 foot gorge and must be capable of carrying a live load of 90 lb/ft 2 . The main objective of this project is to design two different truss designs for a pair of identical bridge trusses to cross the gorge. Members are preservative treated lumber and only come in twelve foot lengths, but different cross sectional areas. (3x3, 4x4, 6x6, 8x8, 10x10, 12x12) The members increase in price as the cross sectional area increases, but the amount of tension or compression supportable also increases respectively. The truss members should be connected with gusset plates with bolt or weld, and gusset plate should be designed as
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