Three-Hinged Arch

Problem 447 - Compound Truss Formed Into Three-Hinged Arch

Problem 447
The truss are joined as shown in Figure P-447 to form a three-hinged arch. Determine the horizontal and vertical components of the hinge force at B and then determine the type and magnitude of force in bars BD and BE.
 

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Problem 446 - Compound Truss Formed Into Three-Hinged Arch

Problem 446
A three-hinged arch is composed of two trusses hinged together at D in Figure P-446. Compute the components of the reaction at A and find the forces acting in bars AB and AC.
 

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