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Unformatted text preview: 4. If each member of the truss can safely support a tensile force of 30 kips and a compressive force of 15 kips, what is the heaviest locomotive the bridge can safely hold for the load condition considered. 5. Only one submission is required per group. All group members will receive the same grade. Also, some adjustment will be made to the assigned homework to provide time to complete the project. 6. Use the Bridge Analysis Program at http://www.jhu.edu/virtlab/bridge/truss.htm to simplify the calculations need to analyze the loads on the bridge....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course ME 270 taught by Professor Murphy during the Summer '08 term at Purdue.
- Summer '08