Discussion on: Solution to Problem 113 Normal Stress

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how would you know if a truss has a horizontal reaction at support ?

In reply to by Nathaniel Ceaz…

  1. There is a horizontal load or at least a horizontal component of a load.
  2. For cantilever trusses, the rotation due to loads are resisted by horizontal reactions.