Problem 425 - Fink Truss by Method of Sections

Problem 425
In the Fink truss shown in Fig. P-425, the web members BC and EF are perpendicular to the inclined members at their midpoints. Use the method of sections to determine the force in members DF, DE, and CE.
 

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Problem 322 | Equilibrium of Force System

Problem 322
The Fink truss shown in Fig. P-322 is supported by a roller at A and a hinge at B. The given loads are normal to the inclined member. Determine the reactions at A and B. Hint: Replace the loads by their resultant.
 

Fink truss with windloads