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So, there is method of joints and method of sections to find the force of specific members of the trusses. They only give examples where the section was cut vertically or diagonally. Can it also be cut in a semi-circle? I tried it out and it didn't give the right answer.

2. Relevant equations

Method of Sections

3. The attempt at a solution

Does it have to be a straight line or can it be oriented in other ways?

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# Homework Help: When using the method of sections to find a force in a truss, how to orient the cut?

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