anonymous
  • anonymous
Analyze this structure- Truss
Physics
  • Stacey Warren - Expert brainly.com
Hey! We 've verified this expert answer for you, click below to unlock the details :)
SOLVED
At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
jamiebookeater
  • jamiebookeater
I got my questions answered at brainly.com in under 10 minutes. Go to brainly.com now for free help!
anonymous
  • anonymous
Here is the image.
1 Attachment
anonymous
  • anonymous
My approach- Clearly using the method of sections. But there comes a point where taking moments is confusing.
JamesJ
  • JamesJ
If you're only given that one force, what I think you're going to find is a set of simultaneous equations in the force variables, which you'll need to solve. So go through and patiently set it up, setting all the moments about joints equal to zero, as well as sums of forces in x and y directions equal to zero, and you should have enough equations to solve for the forces due to the individual beams.

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.

More answers

JamesJ
  • JamesJ
"If you're only given that one force", by which I mean the value of that one force.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Nah, that force is not even useful when i cut it around DH, DC and EC and use the left part. Anyways i am working on it, will post the exact point where i am stuck.
JamesJ
  • JamesJ
That force is useful, because by symmetry that must also be the force at one other point...namely, at E
anonymous
  • anonymous
Hmm, yeah right, how about i cut and analyze the right part.
JamesJ
  • JamesJ
No. Just translate that force over to E and stay where you are. It'll get confusing if you start looking at other beams.
JamesJ
  • JamesJ
Or at least that's what I'd do.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ok i got it, you need to extend one arm out to take the moment from that external point. The logic being, this kill 2 unknowns of the three! Thanks for posting here JamesJ!
JamesJ
  • JamesJ
Happy to help. It's also fun to see this problem, as I haven't see it for this sort of thing for a while.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Haha ok, i have loads of these right now. Just 1 more day to the exam!

Looking for something else?

Not the answer you are looking for? Search for more explanations.