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# November 2011

Chapter 2
Analysis of
structures

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Analysis of structures
Considering:
n = number of parts in the structure.
r = number of reactions.

Stability:
Structure will be unstable in the following cases:
1) if r < 3 n
2) if r

3 n but all reactions are parallel.

3) if r

3 n but all reactions are concurrent.

Determinacy (provided of stability):
r = 3n

statically determinate.

r > 3n

statically indeterminate.

degree of indeterminacy = r - 3 n

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Examples of unstability

partial constraints

concurrent reactions

parallel reactions

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MATLAB.com. Numerical eng-hs.com 9 4444 260 . Statics. eng-hs. C++.November 2011 Examples of determinacy No gains without pains ( ) Physics I.net info@eng-hs. Circuits. Fluid Mechanics. Physics II. Strength. Dynamics. .

November 2011 Example 2-3 Classify each of the following beams as statically determinate or statically indeterminate. Dynamics. Physics II. report the number of degrees of indeterminacy. Statics.com. The beams are subjected to external loadings that are assumed to be known and can act anywhere on the beams.com 9 4444 260 . . the resulting classifications are indicated. C++. MATLAB. which are composed of pin-connected members could be disassembled. If statically indeterminate. Circuits. Strength.net info@eng-hs. Fluid Mechanics. Applying r = 3n or r > 3n. eng-hs. ( ) Physics I. Numerical eng-hs. Compound beams.

Physics II. C++. 7 > 6 statically indeterminate to the first degree. report the number of degrees of indeterminacy. If statically indeterminate. n = 3. .com. Numerical eng-hs. The structures are subjected to arbitrary external loadings that are assumed to be known and can act anywhere on the structures. 9 = 9 statically determinate r = 10. eng-hs. n = 3. n = 2. MATLAB. r = 7. 9 = 9 statically determinate ( ) Physics I. n = 2. Strength.com 9 4444 260 . Statics. r = 9. 10 > 6 statically indeterminate to the fourth degree. Dynamics. the resulting classifications are indicated.net info@eng-hs. Circuits. r = 9. 2-19a through 2-19d as statically determinate or statically indeterminate.November 2011 Example 2-4 Classify each of the pin-connected structures shown in Fig. Applying r = 3n or r > 3n. Fluid Mechanics.

report the number of degrees of indeterminacy. n = 1 9>3 Statically indeterminate to the sixth degree This frame has no closed loops. . Statics. Strength. Numerical eng-hs. n = 2 9>6 Statically indeterminate to the third degree r = 9.net info@eng-hs.com. Dynamics. Fluid Mechanics.November 2011 2-5 Classify each of the following frames as statically determinate or statically indeterminate. C++. The frames are subjected to external loadings that are assumed to be known and can act anywhere on the frames. . If the members form closed loop. eng-hs. Circuits. Physics II. If statically indeterminate. r = 9. ( ) Physics I. MATLAB.com 9 4444 260 . it’s necessary to use the method of sections and "cut" the loop apart.

Statics. Circuits. Physics II. ( ) Physics I. eng-hs. Dynamics. It’s also statically determinate. Numerical eng-hs. It’s also indeterminate to the second degree.net info@eng-hs. MATLAB. C++. . Strength.com. The member is unstable since the three reactions are concurrent at B.com 9 4444 260 . The member is stable since the reactions are non-concurrent and nonparallel.November 2011 2-6 Classify each of the following structures as stable or unstable. The structures are subjected to arbitrary external loads that are assumed to be known. (b) The compound beam is stable. Fluid Mechanics.

com. Numerical eng-hs. A The structure is unstable since r = 7.com 9 4444 260 . Strength. so that r < 3n. Circuits.net info@eng-hs. Statics. since AB can move horizontally without restraint. Fluid Mechanics. this can be seen by inspection. Physics II.November 2011 2-6 A (d) The beam is unstable since the three reactions are all parallel. n = 3. Dynamics. MATLAB. 7 < 9. Also. eng-hs. C++. . ( ) Physics I.

C++. .com.net info@eng-hs. Circuits. eng-hs. Fluid Mechanics.com 9 4444 260 . Physics II. stable. Statics. or unstable. statically indeterminate. Strength. If indeterminate. a) n=1 r = 1+1 n < 3 n (unstable) Fy = 0 (cannot be satis ied) b) n=2 r= 1+2+3=6 r=n 3 =6 (Statically determinate) c) n=1 r= 1+1+2=4 r<3n Statically indeterminate to the first degree d) n=2 r = 2+1+2+2 = 7 r<3n Statically indeterminate to the first degree ( ) Physics I.November 2011 2-9 Classify each of the structures as statically determinate. Dynamics. specify the degree of indeterminacy. MATLAB. Numerical eng-hs.

or unstable. . statically indeterminate.c . . eng-hs. Fluid Mechanics. MATLAB. Circuits. 3( ) = 3(1) = 3 ( a) statically determinate = 6. Numerical eng-hs. If indeterminate. Physics II. C++. Dynamics. Strength. ( ) Physics I. Statics. 3( ) = 3(1) = 3 < 6 (b) indeterminate to 3 (c) = 3. specify the degree of indeterminacy. b .net info@eng-hs.com 9 4444 260 .d) = 3. 3( ) = 3(1) = 3 statically determinate (d) lower is beam is unstable.com.November 2011 2-10 classify each of the structures as statically determinate. (Fig. a.

specify the degree of indeterminacy. Statics. a) n=1 r=4 r > 3n statically indeterminate to 1o.November 2011 2-11. Dynamics. Strength. If indeterminate. Classify each of the structures as statically determinate.com 9 4444 260 .net info@eng-hs.com. Numerical eng-hs. . C++. Circuits. b) unstable since all reactions are parallel. Fluid Mechanics. . MATLAB. Physics II. or unstable. c) n=1 r=6 r > 3n statically indeterminate to 3o. eng-hs. d) unstable since all reactions are parallel. statically indeterminate. ( ) Physics I.

The supports or connections are to be assumed as stated. If indeterminate. specify the degree of indeterminacy.com 9 4444 260 . Circuits. b . a.com. ( ) Physics I.net info@eng-hs. Physics II.d) (a) > 3 6 > 3(1) statically indeterminate to 3 (b) > 3 4 > 3(1) statically indeterminate to 1 (c) > 3 4 > 3(1) statically indeterminate to 1 (d) unstable since all reactions are parallel . (Fig.c .November 2011 2-12 classify each of the structures as statically determinate. eng-hs. or unstable. Dynamics. . MATLAB. Fluid Mechanics. Numerical eng-hs. C++. Strength. Statics. statically indeterminate.

com 9 4444 260 . a) The frame has no closed loops r=9 Statically indeterminate to 3o (a) b) Cutting the loops as shown n=4 r = 4 * 2 (pins) + 6 * 3 (reactions) = 8 + 18 = 26 Statically indeterminate to 12o (b) c) Cutting the loops as shown n=4 r = 4 * 3 (supports) + 9 * 3 (sections) r > 3 (n) Statically indeterminate to 27o (c) ( ) Physics I. Dynamics. . MATLAB. specify the degree of indeterminacy. Numerical eng-hs. C++. All internal joints are fixed connected. eng-hs. statically indeterminate. Strength.November 2011 classify each of the frames as statically determinate.net info@eng-hs. Fluid Mechanics. Circuits. Physics II.com. If indeterminate. or unstable. Statics.

. Fluid Mechanics.net info@eng-hs.November 2011 2-14 classify each of the frames as statically determinate. a) the frame has no loops 2 n=1 r = 11 3 3 3 r>3n statically indeterminate to (r – 3 n) = 8 T 1 b) n=1 r=2+1=3 2 r=3n statically determinate c) n=1 3 3 3 r=9 statically indeterminate to (r – 3 n) = 6 . statically indeterminate. Statics. ( ) Physics I.com 9 4444 260 . specify the degree of indeterminacy. Dynamics. MATLAB.com. Numerical eng-hs. Circuits. If indeterminate. or unstable. eng-hs. C++. Strength. Physics II. All internal joints are fixed connected.

.November 2011 2-14 23 3 1 3 d) n=3 3 3 r =15 statically indeterminate to (r – 3 n) = 6 3 e) 3 n=2 3 3 r = 12 statically indeterminate to (r – 3 n) = 6 3 f) 2 n=2 3 r = 14 3 3 statically indeterminate to (r – 3 n) = 8 ( ) Physics I.com. Numerical eng-hs.com 9 4444 260 . Dynamics. Physics II. C++. Fluid Mechanics. MATLAB. Circuits. Statics. Strength.net info@eng-hs. eng-hs.

. C++. statically indeterminate. Dynamics. Physics II. eng-hs. The supports or connections are to be assumed as stated. If indeterminate. or unstable. specify the degree of indeterminacy. MATLAB.net info@eng-hs. Statics.November 2011 classify each of the structures as statically determinate. ( ) Physics I. a) n=2 r=3+1+2=6 r=3n statically determinate b) Improper constraints. Numerical eng-hs. Strength. Fluid Mechanics. n=1 r=3 r=3n but all reactions are parallel (unstable) c) n=1 r=2+1+1+2=6 r>3n statically indeterminate to 3o. . Circuits.com 9 4444 260 .com.

5(3) = 22.5 = 16.6 22. Statics. C++. . Physics II.5 ( ( ). ) Physics I.com.9 Ay By 45 cos 30° = 0 Fx = 0 + 45 sin 30° = 0 = 22.6 22.5 m 1.5 kN 45 kN 30o Ax 4.net info@eng-hs. Circuits.November 2011 2-17 Determine the reactions on the beam. Neglect the thickness of the beam. eng-hs. MATLAB.5 m Fy = 0 + 44.com 9 4444 260 . the support at B can be assumed to be roller. Fluid Mechanics. Strength. Numerical eng-hs. Dynamics.5(1. MA = 0 (6) 45 cos 30° (6) = 44.5) = 0 7.

Statics.2 + 2. MATLAB. Physics II. Fluid Mechanics. Numerical eng-hs.net info@eng-hs.1) + 18(7.1 m 2.4 B = 32.3) + 36(4.2m By 2.November 2011 2-18 Determine the reactions at the supports A and B. Assume A is a roller.4 Fy = 0 B + 57. Circuits.6 36 kN 18 kN 36 36 18 = 0 1. MB = 0 A (6. .com 9 4444 260 . and B is a pin. eng-hs.2m 36 kN Ay 1.5) = 0 A = 57.1 m 2. C++. Dynamics. Strength.com.1 m Fx = 0 B =0 ( ) Physics I.

15) – 60.com.7 = 60.. . C++. Strength.7) = 202. ( ) Physics I.9 Fy = 0 A –F –F –F + B A + B = 398.25 kN 0.5 (3.35 0.November 2011 2-19. Determine the reactions on the beam.com 9 4444 260 .5 1 F = 120 .75 2 Fx = 0 F2 F1 F3 Ax Ay = 0 By 0. F = 75 ( 1. Fluid Mechanics.8) = 135 kN F = 75 (2. Statics. eng-hs.75 (3.9) – 202.6) = 0 B = 217. Physics II. Dynamics. Numerical eng-hs.. Circuits.35 kN A = 181 kN .net info@eng-hs.5) – 135 (0.9 = 0 MA = 0 B (4. MATLAB.45 0.75 2.9 1.

. MATLAB. Strength. Fluid Mechanics. ( ) Physics I.7 . Statics. eng-hs. Circuits. Dynamics.m 3.2) = 0 + 495 cos 60° = 22. Physics II.5)(15)(7. C++.6 m 810 kN.5 kN (30)(7.2) + (0.com. Numerical eng-hs. MA = 0 270(3.2) =270 kN Ax 270 = 0 Ay 3.com 9 4444 260 .November 2011 2-20 Detremine the reactions on the beam.6 m 60o FB Fx = 0 + 495 sin 60° = 0 = 428.6) 810 + F = 495 kN Fy = 0 cos 60° (7.net info@eng-hs.

9) + F (7.3 2.8) = 175.5 7.2 +F 7. eng-hs. F =F F =F MA = 0 F (2.5 3 =0 7.8 175. Strength.9 X 1.2m F (3. Circuits.net info@eng-hs.8 A = 90 kN Fy = 0 F1 F2 7.8m FB Ay 3 3 + 175.5(45)(7. Fluid Mechanics.2 =0 7.com 9 4444 260 . Statics. C++.November 2011 2-21 Detremine the reactions on the beam.5 kN Fx = 0 A + 234 A F 3. MATLAB. Numerical eng-hs.8 .8 7. Dynamics. .5 kN 7.8 A = 216 kN F 7.8 7.2 7.6) = 30(7.6 X Ax 7.8) = 0 F = 175.8) = 234 kN = 0. ( ) Physics I. Physics II.com.

4) = 0 11.com.com 9 4444 260 . the floor deck CD.2) + By =0 Fx = 0 =0 .4 + 3.25(1. Dynamics. assume A is a roller and B is a pin.75 kN Bx 1. Fluid Mechanics.2 1.25 kN 27 kN 33. Statics. eng-hs. C++.2 Ay (45 1. Strength. Circuits.9 27 kN 11. . DE.1 45 = 25. ( ) Physics I. MB = 0 (2.2 1. Numerical eng-hs. Physics II. MATLAB.2) + 27(2.November 2011 2-22 Determine the reactions at the supports A and B.6) = 73.2 1.1 Fy = 0 73. EF and FG transmit their loads to the girder on smooth support.net info@eng-hs.

4 kN/m 18 kN Member AC: MC = 0 2m 6m A (6) = 0 24(3) A = 12 kN 18 kN Cy MB Cx Bx 24 kN Fy = 0 12 2m 2m 2m By Cx 24 + C = 0 Ay Cy = 12 kN 3m 3m Cy Member CB: MB = 0 M + 18(2) + 12(4) = 0 M = 84 kN. Physics II. MATLAB.November 2011 2-23 Determine the reactions at the supports A and B of the compound beam. eng-hs. Dynamics. ) Physics I. ( B = 30 kN B = 0 kN . Statics. There is a pin at C. Fx = 0. Numerical eng-hs. Fluid Mechanics. Circuits.net info@eng-hs. m Fy = 0 12 18 + B = 0. Strength. C++.com 9 4444 260 . .com.

Fluid Mechanics.com.com 9 4444 260 .9 m = 0 0.79 2.5 m 30o Ax 2. MA = 0 (4. Assume the connection at B is fixed connected.9) = 0 2.426 cos 30° = 1.426 sin 30° = 0 = 0. Strength.9 m FC 3m 0. MATLAB.16 kN 1.6 m o 30 2.213 . C++.16(0.4)( 30° ) = 0.November 2011 2-26 Determine the reactions at the smooth supports C and pinned support A. ( ) Physics I.16 = 0 Ay 0. . eng-hs. Physics II. Numerical eng-hs.426 Fy = 0 (1.net info@eng-hs.5)(sin 30° ) + 0. Statics. Dynamics. Circuits.

5) = 0 = 44. ( ) Physics I.8(cos 60 ) = 0 = 16.com 9 4444 260 .November 2011 2-27 Determine the reactions at the smooth support A and pin support B.8 If you fail to plan. Numerical eng-hs. Fluid Mechanics.5 m 1. Physics II. MATLAB. C++. 3m MB = 0 6(1. The connection at C is fixed.8 Fy = 0 Bx By ° 6 + 44. Circuits. you plan to fail.5 m 1. Statics.5 m 60o F A =0 44.net info@eng-hs.8 sin 60° = 0 = 38.5) (cos 60° ) (3) (sin 60° ) (1. Dynamics.4 6 kN 1. eng-hs.com. . Strength.

8 Fy = 0 10 50 = 83.com 9 4444 260 .5 .8 (10)(3) + (35)(3) + (25)(7) = 36. Fluid Mechanics. eng-hs. MB = 0 (2.net info@eng-hs. Numerical eng-hs.5 = 0 By = 2. Physics II. ( ..November 2011 2-31 Detremine the reactions at supports A and B of frame.5)(3) 36. C++. Assume that support at A is a roller. Strength. ) Physics I. Circuits.2 25 kN 35 25 + =0 Ay (7) = 0 4m 35 kN 3m 50 kN 3m 10 kN 4m 2. .5 kN 3m = 0 Bx 2.com. Dynamics. Statics.. MATLAB.

C++.November 2011 2-33. Dynamics. Determine the horizontal and vertical components of reaction at the supports A and B. Physics II.5 Bx By Fy = 0 Ay + By – 40 – 30 – 20 = 0 By = 11. the joints at C and D are fixed connections. Fx = 0 Bx – (7 * 12) = 0 Bx = 84 kN 20 kN MB = 0 30 kN 8m 6m (7 * 12 * 3. Statics.net info@eng-hs. MATLAB.com 9 4444 260 . Circuits. .com. Numerical eng-hs.75 kN 40 kN 3.5 84 kN Ay 3.5) + (30 * 8) + (20 * 14) – (Ay * 8) = 0 Ay = 101. eng-hs. Fluid Mechanics. Strength.75 kN ( ) Physics I.

. B.5) 25 = 2. Fluid Mechanics. (M ) (M ) (4) (4) =0 4 (3) = 0 25 5 = 15 (3) =0 25 = 15 Fx = 0 25 =0 4 (3) 5 3 (3) = 0 5 25 3 =0 5 Ay (3) = 0 (0.5 ( C Ax M =0 (3) 180 kN 25 4 (7. Numerical eng-hs.net info@eng-hs. MATLAB.5)(80)(4.5)(3) = 187. and E. Strength. Circuits. Statics. C++.5) Fy = 0 By D (0.5)(80)(4. Dynamics. ( ) ) Physics I. Assume the bearing support at B is a roller.5 25 kN Ex Ey (8.com. eng-hs.November 2011 2-34. Physics II.com 9 4444 260 . Determine the reactions at the supports A.5) 5 4 =0 5 25 3 (3) 5 .

Dynamics.com 9 4444 260 . C. . B.com. Numerical eng-hs. Physics II. Circuits. and D. MATLAB. Statics. C++.November 2011 2-35 Determine the reactions at the supports A. (ME )left = 0 (30)(4)(6) – (B )(4) – (A )( 8) = 0 2A + B = 180 (1) 120 kN Ay (MF )left = 0 40 kN By 180 kN Cy Dy (40)(1) + (30)(4)(10) – (B )(8) – (A )(12) = 0 3A + 2 B = 310 Ay = 50 kN . Strength.net info@eng-hs. (2) : By = 80 kN MD = 0 (45)(4)(2) + (40)(9) + (30)(4)(18) – Ay (20) – By (16) – Cy (4) = 0 C = 150 kN Fy = 0 A + B + C + D – (30)(4) – 40 – (45)(4) = 0 D = 60 kN ( ) Physics I. eng-hs. Fluid Mechanics.

5) = 0 C = 30. C++.5 A = 126.8 Fx = 0 + 102. Fluid Mechanics.3 = 0 = 102.3) (67. B (MB )right = 0 C (3. .5 1.5)(4.8 kN (90)= 0 . Dynamics.5) + C (6.4) = 0 D = 102.com 9 4444 260 .3 Fy = 0 A +C 67. Numerical eng-hs. Strength. Physics II.November 2011 2-38 Determine the reactions at the supports A. eng-hs. Statics.3) + D (2. B is pinned.5) 67.3 kN Cy Dx 1. Circuits. ( ) Physics I. MATLAB. C. and D.5 1.5 k Ay (67.5 1.7 kN (30)(3) = 90 kN Ax MA = 0 90(1.com.5)(1.net info@eng-hs.

Physics II.5 m 25 = 0 Cx = 25 Cy ( ) . MATLAB.5 m ( ): ( ) ) Physics I. . C++. Strength. and C is a pin. Assume that support at A is a roller. Fluid Mechanics.5) + (80)(2) (4) = 0 = 55. Numerical eng-hs.com 9 4444 260 . Dynamics.November 2011 2-39 Detremine the reactions at supports A and C. Circuits.com. eng-hs.6 Fy = 0 80 + = 24.net info@eng-hs. ( 2 .4 80 k =0 2m 2m Ay 25 kN Fx = 0 2 . MC = 0 (25)(2. B is a fixed-connected joint. Statics.

MATLAB. Dynamics.November 2011 2-40 Detremine the reactions at supports A and B. .5 m By 50 kN 350 = 0 2 m Ax Ay =0 : .com 9 4444 260 . Circuits.5 m 2 m 2 .net info@eng-hs.com. Assume that support at B is a roller. Statics. eng-hs. C is a fixed-connected joint. Fluid Mechanics. Numerical eng-hs. Strength. Physics II. C++. MA = 0 (5) 350(2. ( : ) Physics I.5) = 255 Fy = 0 = 95 Fx = 0 75 + 50 = 125 (75)(4) (50)(2) = 0 350 kN 75 kN 2 .

.com. C++. eng-hs. (MD )right = 0 45)(3) + ( )(6) = 0 = 22.5) (9) MA = 0 45 kN 67.5) + ( )(10.5 kN = 37.5) + ( = 37. Dynamics.5) MA Ay 27 (27)(13.5 (MC )right = 0 ( 27)(4. Numerical eng-hs.5) (19.125 kN Fx = 0 = 117 + (67.net info@eng-hs.com 9 4444 260 . Statics. Physics II.5) + ( 45 = 0 )(6) = 0 = 749.25 ( By Ax (7.November 2011 2-41 Determine the reactions at the supports A and B.5) (45 )( 7. Circuits. MATLAB. Strength. Fluid Mechanics.5) ) Physics I.125 + 27 kN Bx = 0 Fy = 0 )(6) = 0 (45)(16.5)(4.

Physics II. . Strength.com 9 4444 260 .5 m 2m 1.375 kN Fy = 0 A + 30 kN 4 B 5 Ay = 22. Dynamics.November 2011 2-44 Detremine the reactions at supports A and B. Statics. MATLAB.5) + F (2) 5 5 F = 9.5 m 5 4 4m 3 FB Ax =0 Ay Ax = 5. Circuits. Numerical eng-hs.5 kN Fx = 0 A 3 B 5 30(1. Fluid Mechanics. C++.com. eng-hs.5) = 0 30 = 0 1. MA = 0 3 4 F (4. The joints C and D are fixed connected.net info@eng-hs.63 kN ( ) Physics I.

eng-hs. Strength.2 . MATLAB. Physics II. (MD )left = 0 (48)(3) (6) = 0 = 24 Fx = 0 48 2.5 m X X )(2) (48)(1) = 0 X ( X Bx 3m Ax X = 30.5) 100 kN X = 24 =0 By Ay =0 = 69. Circuits.com 9 4444 260 .5 m X 4m 48kN (5) Fy = 0 X 3m MB = 0 (100)(2. Fluid Mechanics. Statics. .com.net info@eng-hs.8 100 + 2. Numerical eng-hs. Dynamics.November 2011 2-45 Detremine the horizontal and vertical coomponents of reaction at supports A and B. ( ) Physics I. C++.

Numerical eng-hs.625 = 0 . and C and the two joints are fixed connected. B. Circuits. eng-hs.com 9 4444 260 . Statics.November 2011 2-47 Determine the reactions at the supports A and C.5 m 6 kN 1m 2m – 6 – 8 – (10)(3) = 0 = 17. Physics II.. ( ) Physics I.com. C++.5) – ( = 8.5 (MB )left = 0 (10 )(3)(1. MC = 0 (2)(4)(2) + (8)(1) +(10)(3)(4.5 )( 6) = 0 Fy = 0 + 8 kN 30 kN 3.net info@eng-hs. Dynamics.. .625 8 kN 2m Ax Cx Ay ) (3) + ( Cy ) (4) = 0 Fx = 0 (2 )(4) – = 0. MATLAB.5 m 1. Strength. Fluid Mechanics.5) – ( = 26. The frame is pin connected at A.

com 9 4444 260 .58 Fy = 0 13. eng-hs.58 ( Cy By MC = 0 10.8 ) Physics I.9) = 0 = 15.5 = 15.6(1. B and C.92 B Bx 1. (Fig.6) 21. Member AB: MA = 0 (3. Strength.net info@eng-hs. 2-48).6 =0 = 10. .8 m 1.8 m 21. Fluid Mechanics. Numerical eng-hs. Assume each of these connections is a pin.com.November 2011 2-48 Detremine the horizontal and vertical components of force at the connections A.5 kN 1.9) + 18(2.5)(0.8 =0 By (3. Dynamics. MATLAB. Statics. C++. Physics II.2 m 0.8) = 0 = 10.8 m 18 + =0 A c Ax Ay =0 = 10. Circuits.8 Fy = 0 Fx = 0 21.6 kN = 15.9 m 1.8 C Cx Bx B Member BC: Fx = 0 18 kN 13.7) + (13.

eng-hs. Numerical eng-hs.November 2011 2-50.5) = 0 = 12 (ME )left = 0 = 10 = 0 ( Fx = 0 (8)( 3) ( ( )( 3) + Fy = 0 A + B + ( By Cy )(3) = 0. and C. Determine the horizontal and vertical components of reaction at the supports A. C++. E. Circuits. and F. MATLAB. Strength.net info@eng-hs. B. and there is a fixed connected joint at C. ( 4) (4) = 0 )(3) = 0 = 12 ( )(3) = 0. B. (ME )right = 0 36 Ay = 0.com 9 4444 260 . Dynamics. Assume that the frame is pin connected at A. Physics II.com. Statics. m (12)( 2) = 0 – 20 – 12 = 0 = 6 B = 16 kN ) Physics I. D. (MD )left = 0 ( )(3) + (8)(3)(1. (MF )right = 0 M Cx MC (20)(2) + (8 )(3)(1.5) (ME) Ax M = 36 kN. . Fluid Mechanics.