Charts for checking the stability of compression members in trusses

Borkmann, K.
naca-tm-800
1936


The present report contains a set of charts developed for computing the fixity effect on a compression member in a truss through its adjacent members, the amount of fixity being considered variable with the particular total truss load. The use of the charts is illustrated on two- and three-bay systems, as well as on a triangular truss.

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