The 12 equilibrium equations on individual joints :

Fig. 9.4a


Three equations for the equilibrium of the entire truss :

R1 - P1 - P2 + R2y = 0
R2x = 0
- a P1 - b P2 + c R2y = 0
 
Fig. 9.4b


Last revised: 12/13/01
Zig Herzog