Forces in Trusses

Questions you should be able to answer:

  • What is a truss?
  • What differentiates truss elements?
  • What is internal equilibrium in structures?
  • What are Indeterminate structures?

What are trusses?

What characterizes truss elements?

Example 6.1


Equilibrium

Joint 'A'

Joint 'D'

Joint 'B'

Joint 'E'

Lectures from the IIT