Simply-Supported Truss (Sol 101)
MSC.Nastran 120 Exercise Workbook
Figure 7.1 is a finite element representation of the truss structureshown on Page 7-1. The nodal coordinates provided are defined inthe global cartesian coordinate system (MSC.Nastran Basic system).The structure is comprised of truss segments connected by smoothpins such that each segment is either in tension or compression. Thestructure is pinned at Node 1 and supported by a roller at Node 7.Point forces are applied at Nodes 2, 4, and 6.
Figure 7.1Figure 7.2
- Loads and Boundary Conditions
- Model Properties
Cross-Sectional Area:5.25 in
Elastic Modulus:1.76E+06 psiTension Stress Limit:1900 psiCompression Stress Limit:1900 psi