Truss - how are forced transfered

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omgitsroy326
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I'm having problems with truss. Is there like a simulation or animation which shows me how the forces are being transfered. I need to mentally visualize what's going on before i start to calculate. I'm doing really bad.. need help~

i'm going over truss by cutting and by piece or frame ..
 

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Chi Meson
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Originally posted by omgitsroy326
I'm having problems with truss. Is there like a simulation or animation which shows me how the forces are being transfered. I need to mentally visualize what's going on before i start to calculate. I'm doing really bad.. need help~

i'm going over truss by cutting and by piece or frame ..

Do a google search for "truss applet" or variations . Here's one:
http://www.jhu.edu/~virtlab/bridge/truss.htm
 
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omgitsroy326
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thanks.... totally helpful
 

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