Hi all ,

below is a truss I simulated in a truss calculator. Just wondering, how to solve for the the compression and tension of each member and are there any method that can solve this? This is not homework, I just want to build a truss calculator app so I need to understand the physics behind it.

My solution is I consider the left and right support forces, however I only arrived at 3 equations with 4 unknows which cannot be solved

Thank you for reading and have a nice day !!

below is a truss I simulated in a truss calculator. Just wondering, how to solve for the the compression and tension of each member and are there any method that can solve this? This is not homework, I just want to build a truss calculator app so I need to understand the physics behind it.

My solution is I consider the left and right support forces, however I only arrived at 3 equations with 4 unknows which cannot be solved

Thank you for reading and have a nice day !!

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