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Find the location of the PNA (plastic neutral axis) from top for the following section. Solution The plastic neutral axis is defined as the axis that splits the cross section in such a way t...

Read MoreFind the axial forces of the members 2-3, 9-3 of the truss for the given loads. Solution From the equilibrium of the forces on the truss we have: We consider the cross section T s...

Read MoreDetermine the moments of inertia Ix and Iy of the Z section. The origin of coordinates is at the centroid. Solution Determine the moments of inertia Ix and...

Read MoreDetermine the internal forces at point C. Solution We calculate the reaction R1,R2. From the equilibrium of forces. We calculate the internal forces at point C.

Read MoreCalculate the deflection at point D for the point load 2P for the pinned beam at two ends. Solution From the equilibrium of forces we calculate the reactions RA,RB. Strain En...

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