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Finding the kinematic degree of indeterminacy?

  1. Sep 8, 2012 #1
    I am currently looking at this website: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~fanous/ce332/displ/homepage.html

    And this example that they went through: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~fanous/ce332/displ/homepage.html

    Why does that structure only have one degree of kinematic indeterminacy? I understand that the fixed end has no DOFs, but wouldn't roller supports have 2 DOFs?

    Could someone explain this concept to me

    I get how to find DOFs if there were axial deformations, but what do I do when we neglect them?
     
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