How to use method of joints for perfect truss analysis

This construction video tutorial is based on method of joint required for perfect truss analysis. (detect forces in various members of truss).   Trusses belong to structures which are extensively applied in various civil engineering applications like bridges, steel buildings and roof structures.   The method of joints is the most recognized process to discover […]

Truss Analysis of the Method of Joints System Video

The main function of the trusses is to support roof, strengthen bridges, or support towers. They are developed for sustaining loads. Generally they are built with long, straight members associated with joints at the end of each member. Jeff Hanson shows the method of joints system in order how to discover a zero force member for […]

Rafters vs Trusses – Difference Between Rafter and Truss

Rafters and trusses are not same and there are many differences between these two. As there are confusions on rafters and trusses, we decided to cover this topic in this post. Rafters The quality of Rafters is the same as the quality of Trusses unless you have decided to opt for an exposed rafter look, otherwise the results […]