The form supports a 6-kN vertical load at ''C''. The bars ''ABC'' and 'DEF'' are horizontal....


The form supports a 6-kN vertical load at C. The bars ABC and 'DEF are horizontal.

Determine the reaction on the frame at A and D.

Truss :

A truss is a combination of elements or members to develop a bigger structure that can sustain the desirable external load .

Example- a roof, a bridge , etc .It must be designed for suitable life and therefore of suitable material.

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Consider the static equilibrum of the whole frame.


{eq}\sum H = 0 \\ R_{A}+R_{D}=0 \\ \sum M_{A}=0 \\ (R_{D}\times 0.5)-(6\times 1.4)=0...

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