Friday, April 20, 2018

How to Balance a Closed Traverse - Use of Compass(Bowditch) Rule - Solved Example

Hi,

Problem:
Following is the Field Data for a 4 sided, closed traverse, and you have to find the azimuth, bearings and corrected distances using Compass Rule or Bowditch Method.



Solution: 
Download the image, solution is written for the angular closure, correction, azimuth, bearings, latitude and departure and corrected distance calculations. 

Solved Example of Pinned Truss - the average normal and shear stresses in members and pins respectively and Pin Diamater

Hi, A simple truss has pin-connected members. The members carry only axial forces, but the pins have to bear the shear stresses. Given exa...