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Stress Analysis of Coplanar Statically Determinate Trusses

  • G. L. Nelson
  • H. B. Manbeck
  • N. F. Meador

Abstract

In this chapter we will explain basic concepts of truss configuration, how to compute stresses in the members of idealized statically determinate trusses, and how to compute truss deflections.

Keywords

Axial Stress Stress Analysis Critical Form Free Body Gusset Plate 
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References

  1. Michalos, J., and Wilson, E. N. 1965. Structural mechanics and analysis. Macmillan, New York.Google Scholar
  2. Parker, H., and Ambrose, J. 1982, Simplified design of building trusses for architects and builders. Wiley, New York.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Van Nostrand Reinhold Company Inc 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Nelson
    • 1
  • H. B. Manbeck
    • 2
  • N. F. Meador
    • 3
  1. 1.Agricultural Engineering DepartmentOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Agricultural Engineering DepartmentPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  3. 3.Agricultural Engineering DepartmentUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA

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