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Unformatted text preview: 4.2 Determine the axial forces in the members of the truss and
indicate whether they are in tension (T) or compression (C). Problem 4.2 4.8 Determine the largest tensile and compressive forces that
occur in the members of the bridge truss, and indicate the mem
bers in which they occur. D F
A H 8ft
‘ Cl El GI I
10 kip 10 kip 10 kip «—17 ft—><—'17ft—>l<—l7 ft—»<—17ft—>i
Problems 4.7/4.8 4.20 The loads F1 = 450 lb and F2 = 150 lb. Determine the
axial forces in members AB, AC, and BC. 6ft Problems 4.19/4.20 4.24 The Pratt bridge truss supports ﬁve forces (F = 300 kN
The dimension L = 8 m. Determine the axial forces in members
BC, BI, and B]. L—» «—L+L«{«—L—~’»L~{<—L—»
D E G B C Problem 4.24 4.26 The Howe truss helps support a roof. Model the supports at
A and G as roller supports. Determine the axial forces in members
AB, BC, and CD. Problem 4.26 ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course E M 306 taught by Professor Rodin during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
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