## An introduction to structural theory and design, Volume 1 |

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### Contents

Reactions and Stresses 132 | 1 |

Graphic Statics 3357 | 33 |

Roof Trusses 5868 | 58 |

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acting actual angle applied arch assumed axis axle load bar stresses bending bracing bridge cantilever caused clockwise column compression computed concentrated load coplanar dead load deflection curve diagonals distribution elastic weights end moments equation equilibrium polygon Example floor beams force polygon force system free body funicular polygon girder given gives hinge indeterminate intersection joint kip units kip-ft kips length line of action live load load shown lower chord M/EI magnitude main diagonal maximum stress method method of moments moments of inertia movement Note ordinate panel load parallel plane points of contraflexure Pratt truss Prob Problem reaction components redundant roof rotation secondary stresses shown in Fig slope deflection solution span statically determinate stress in bar stringers structure tension theorem top chord triangle truss of Fig truss shown uniform load unit load unknown vertical component Warren truss wheel zero