How to draw free body diagram

Using free body diagram (FBD) is a method for analyzing and simplifying different forces applied on a member or body. Most of the practical cases you will come across for force analysis are complex in nature. When you will try … Read the rest

Force analysis of truss

You are a structural design engineer and you are in task of designing a truss, the first thing you have to do is analysis of truss to find out the force applied at different joints and members of the truss.… Read the rest

Difference between frame and truss

Many times in our daily engineering work life the words truss and frame are used in place of each other, though they have many similarities but there exist some differences between truss and frame.

Truss and frame both are constructed … Read the rest