Bars and Trusses

Chapter4

You may want to review mechanics and equilibrium of trusses.

Introduction

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Derivation using Vectors

Derivation using wxMaxima

The wxMaxima program may be downloaded from Github through this link

Octave Program for Bars

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The Three-Node Element

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The octave code for the 3-Node bars may be downloaded from Github through this link

Trusses - Rotation of Axes

Trusses - Logistics and the Program

An Example Truss Program - Octave (Matlab, FreeMat)

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