EG1109 Quiz 1 2007 Term 1 - reactions at A and D For...

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Quiz 1 Student’s Name Time: 1 hour Date: 15 Sep 2007 Tutorial Group Grade: U / S / E Question 1 (a) The bent bar ABC in Figure Q1 may be considered as a three-force member. Give a brief explanation why this statement is correct. (b) Making use of the fact that ABC is a three-force member, determine the magnitudes of the
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Unformatted text preview: reactions at A and D . For simplicity, assume g = 10 m/s 2 . (10 marks) Question 2 Determine the axial forces in members IJ, BF, FJ and CJ of the truss shown in Figure Q2. (15 marks) Figure Q1 B A 60 o 50 kg D 0.5 m 30 o 30 o C E 1.5 m 1.0 m K J I G F D C B A E 4 m 8 kN 4 m 4 m 4 m 2 kN 2 kN 3 m 3 m Figure Q2...
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