Truss bridge analysis exercise

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All of the bridges shown in the animation above utilise trianges in their design.

If the members that form each triangle are strong enough not to stretch or to bend under load and the joints between the members do not break under load then:

  1. the shape of the triangles cannot change, or
  2. the shape of the trianges can change.

Choose the correct statement and type it into the text box.


Truss bridge analysis Q11

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