Problem 267 | Resultant of Non-Concurrent Force System

Problem 267
The Howe roof truss shown in Fig. P-267 carries the given loads. The wind loads are perpendicular to the inclined members. Determine the magnitude of the resultant, its inclination with the horizontal, and where it intersects AB.
 

Howe roof truss

 

Solution 267

 

Comments

Why did u use 1/sq5 instead of 2/sq5 in Rx

Use sin θ to find the horizontal component of inclined loads.

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