Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


In a truss work as shown in the figure given above, what is the force induced in the member DE ?

[A]. 50 kN (tensile)
[B]. zero
[C]. 50 kN (compressive)
[D]. 25 kN (compressive)

Answer: Option B


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Umesh Jit said: (Sep 17, 2018)  
ED is perpendicular to coplanar forces A and B. The joint E is not carrying any load. Hence it is zero as per law.

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