Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures - Discussion

24. 

A truss containing j joints and m members, will be a simple truss if

[A]. m = 2j - 3
[B]. j = 2m - 3
[C]. m = 3j - 2
[D]. j = 3m - 2

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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P.K. Nayak said: (Jul 29, 2016)  
A truss will be a simple truss if m = 2j - 3.

Varun said: (May 20, 2017)  
Agree @P. K. Nayak.

Haidar Shaiker said: (Jun 8, 2017)  
I = (r+m)-2j.

Simple truss indeterminacy = 0.
0 = 3+m-2j.
m = 2j-3.

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