Bhavikatti S.S. In most of the trusses, the self-weight is really small compared to the loads they carry. Hence, self-weight of the members may be neglected. It is the duty of construction engineer to see that the centroid of all cross-sections lie along a single axis so that the member is ... on the members represent the internal reactive forces developed which are opposite in direction to the applied forces. ... The first two are analytical methods, only method of joints is dealt in this chapter.
|Title||:||Solid And Fluid Mechanics (Anna University Syllabus)|
|Publisher||:||New Age International - 2007-01-01|