# Problem 001-ms

From the truss in Fig. T-01, determine the force in mebers BC, CE, and EF.

Solution 001-ms

From the FBD of the section through a-a

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Problem 002-ms
The roof truss shown in Fig. T-03 is pinned at point A, and supported by a roller at point
H. Determine the force in member DG.

Solution 002-ms

From section to the right of a-a

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Problem 003-ms
The truss in Fig. T-04 is pinned to the wall at point F, and supported by a roller at point
C. Calculate the force (tension or compression) in members BC, BE, and DE.

Figure T-04

Solution 003-ms
From section to the left of a-a

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Problem 004-ms
For the truss shown in Fig. T-05, find the internal fore in member BE.

Solution 003-ms

From section to the left of a-a

Problem 005-ms
The structure shown in Figure T-07 is pinned to the floor
at A and H. Determine the magnitude of all the support
forces acting on the structure and find the force in member BF.

Solution 005-ms
Member GH is axial hence; it can only transmit vertical force to the support at H.

If you wish to check the reaction forces at A and H,
pass a cutting plane through members AB, AG, and
AH. As shown in the figure above, the cutting plane
b-b cut these members. Take the section above b-b
and replace the cut members by internal force to
maintain equilibrium. Solve for the internal force in
members AB, AG, and AH. With these forces
known, you can then check the reactions through
joints A and H. The free body diagram of the
section above b-b is similar to the free body diagram
of section above a-a. See the solution of section a-a
below for easy reference of doing the section b-b.

From section above a-a

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Problem 417
Using the method of sections, determine the force in members BD, CD, and CE of the
roof truss shown in Fig. P-417.

Solution 417

Problem 418
The Warren truss loaded as shown in Fig. P-418 is supported by a roller at C and a
hinge at G. By the method of sections, compute the force in the members BC, DF, and
CE.

Solution 418

At section through M-M

At section through N-N

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Problem 419
Use the method of sections to determine the force in members BD, CD, and CE of the
Warren truss described in Problem 408.

Solution 419

At section through M-M
CDE is equilateral triangle, thus, CD = 10 ft.

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Problem 420
Determine the force in members DF, DG, and EG of the Howe truss shown in Fig. P-
420.

Solution 420

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Problem 421
Use the method of sections to compute for the force in members DF, EF, and EG of the
cantilever truss described in Problem 411 and Fig. P-411.

Solution 421

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Problem 422
Refer to the truss described in Problem 412 and compute the force in members BD, CD,
and CE by the method of sections.

Solution 422

From section through MN