Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


In the truss shown in the given figure, the forces in the members AB and BC will be respectively (plus denotes tension)

[A]. zero and zero
[B]. - W/cos 60° and + W tan 60°
[C]. - W/cos 60° and zero
[D]. zero and + W tan 60°

Answer: Option A


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Saba said: (Apr 29, 2020)  
Give the clear explanation.

Sujatha said: (Oct 27, 2020)  
Take moment about a. You will get the force at b =0.

Then equilibrium equationn at c.

It will give you a member force.

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