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Find axial Forces in truss 
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Apr1710, 06:56 PM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
The truss shown is part of an airplane’s internal structure. Determine the axial forces in members BC, BD, and BE. 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution Ok I am trying to figure out how or where to divide this truss up and forces to draw when I do. I don't know where to cut to get started. 


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Apr1710, 07:08 PM

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First determine the support reactions. Then identify zero force members. Then use method of joints or sections to solve for the member forces.



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Apr1910, 11:05 AM

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So I should divide right down the middle of CE and BD correct?
And that the the two forces reacting at B the x force is also the force of BD, that they are one and the same. 


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Apr1910, 11:21 AM

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