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Homework Help: Quick statics question

  1. Oct 14, 2011 #1
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    There are short links at A, B, and C. They're asking for the forces in the members of the truss. I've solved this problem, but only by also finding the support reactions at the short links. Is it possible to find the forces in the members of the truss without solving for these reactions?
     
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  3. Oct 15, 2011 #2
    Anyone?
     
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