# Three-Hinged Arch

**Situation**

The three-hinged arch shown below is loaded with symmetrically placed concentrated loads as shown in the figure below.

The loads are as follows:

$$P_1 = 90 ~ \text{kN} \qquad P_2 = 240 ~ \text{kN}$$

The dimensions are:

$$H = 8 ~ \text{m} \qquad S = 4 ~ \text{kN}$$

Calculate the following:

**1.** The horizontal reaction at *A*.

A. 0 | C. 330 kN |

B. 285 kN | D. 436 kN |

**2.** The total reaction at *B*.

A. 0 | C. 330 kN |

B. 285 kN | D. 436 kN |

**3.** The vertical reaction at *C*.

A. 0 | C. 330 kN |

B. 285 kN | D. 436 kN |

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