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Truss problem

  1. Nov 25, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I've solved all but one force. I can't seen to get the force within element D-C. All relevant variables are shown on the pics attached i.e loads, supports, dimensions etc...

    2. Relevant equations
    Sum of forces in x=0, sum of forces in y=0, sum of moments=0
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    Here are links to;
    1. Pic of truss: https://app.box.com/s/20kw3vfcrywrcimshta6
    2. Working for node A: https://app.box.com/s/7d70e0ikgmym08u4bqqj
    3. Working for node E: https://app.box.com/s/kbiyjv9v1u58sxg0g9lz
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 26, 2014 #2
    Why don't you try applying the same methods that you used to find the forces at joints A and E to either joint C or joint D, this should give the force in the member CD
     
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