Friday, April 20, 2018

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


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.

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...