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Computing axis forces of a construction

  1. May 3, 2007 #1
    Hi all, I'm trying to compute the axis forces in the construction I put to attachment. I already have computed the R forces, but I don't know where should I start computing the axis forces from, from which point.

    Could please someone give me some advice?

    Thank you very much,
    best regards.

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  3. May 6, 2007 #2


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    You could start by applying the node method at the top.
  4. May 10, 2007 #3
    Thank you very much, Cyclovenom!

    However, I'm still not able to finish the exercise. Could you please advise me which of the bars are zero-force? (I mean they have a zero axis force).

    Thank you in advance.
  5. May 11, 2007 #4


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    Which members without doing the problem you think are zero force members?

    Where are you stuck? maybe you can show your work and we can see why are you stuck.
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