Forces in a truss
Various methods are presented for determining bar forces in plane trusses. Calculation method such as the method of joints and Ritter’s method of sections as well as a graphic method, the Cremona diagram.
Forces in various single plane trusses
Using strain gauge technology to measure bar forces.
Forces in an indeterminate truss
Comparison of forces in statically determinate and statically indeterminate trusses.
Forces in a Howe truss
Investigation of bar forces under different load cases.
Truss beam: Warren girdert
Bars with strain gauge full bridges to measure bar stress.