PROBLEM SET TWO
practical applications
freebody diagrams
equilibrium
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HW TWO
PRACTICAL PROBLEMS
I. VISUALIZATION:
One of the most important tools in structural analysis is the ability to visualize the
problem. This

PROBLEM SET FOUR
Lateral Loads Paths: Free Bodies and Static Equilibrium
Homework 4
Lateral Load Paths: Free Bodies and Static Equilibrium
Lateral loads can be conceptually more dificult to grasp than vertical loads, partially because
of our relatively in

Problem Set 8 Member Sizing
Fall 2015
Problem Set 8
Member Sizing
We recommend you develop a spreadsheet for both problems on this homework. Using spreadsheets
to do repetitive calculations is an indispensable tool in structural design, and can help you t

PROBLEM SET ONE
statics
freebody diagrams equilibrium
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I. EQUATIONS OF STATICS:
1. Determine the magnitudes of A, B and C so that the following free body is in equilibrium.
r
3
6
6k
2
3
A
11k
5k
3
5
C
9
5
B
5
7
2. For ea

PROBLEM SET SIX
FALL 2015
Trusses
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Trusses are structures that have an extremely high strength-to-weight ratio. They can be used to carry
vertical loads across very large spans; they can be used to provide lateral resist

PROBLEM SET FIVE
Lateral Force Transfer: Seismic and Wind
Homework 5
Lateral Force Transfer: Seismic and Wind
1. Determining Wind Loads:
A recent design competition for a one-story small boat manufacturer has received entries
from starchitects around the

Fall 2015
PROBLEM SET 7
INTERNAL FORCES : PVM DIAGRAMS
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Fall 2015
Problem Set 7
Internal Forces: PVM Diagrams
OBJECTIVE:
The purpose of this assignment is for you to understand how beam internal force diagrams are
co

Fall 2015
PROBLEM SET 3
VERTICAL FORCE FLOW AND FOUNDATIONS
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I.
Problem Set 3
Vertical Force Flow and Foundations
VERTICAL FORCE FLOW
In order to determine the forces in individual members which are part of a complex
s

ARCH 150 COURSE INFORMATION
Professor: Gary Black
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