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2. Use the METHOD OF SECTIONS to determine the forces in members CE, DE, and DF of the truss in Figure 5 and indicate whether each of these members is in tension or compression As usual, show any free-body diagram(s) (including all essential components), and clearly annotate all calculations. Note: You may use the support reactions calculated in Tutorial 8, Problem 2 without repeating the necessary calculations. 1.5 m 10 KN 3 m 15 KN 3 m L 3 m 3 m Figure 5. [ans.: FDE -O; FDF-14.14 kN (comp.); FCE 10 kN (tens.)]
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