# V. Reactions in a 2D Truss Model 2

To find support reactions due to joint loads in a plane truss.

## Reference

McCormack, J.C., Structural Analysis, Intext Educational Publishers, 3rd Edition, 1975.

## Problem

Find the vertical and horizontal reactions at the supports of the truss.

E = 30,000.0 ksi

A = 100 in2

## Comparison

Table 1. Comparison of results
Horizontal, R1 (kips) 11.5 11.49 none
Vertical, R1 (kips) 34.3 34.29 none
Horizontal, R2 (kips) -31.7 -31.67 none
Vertical, R2 (kips) 36.0 36.0 none

The file C:\Users\Public\Public Documents\STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition\Samples\ Verification Models\02 Trusses\Reactions in a 2D Truss Model 2.STD is typically installed with the program.

``````STAAD TRUSS :A PLANE TRUSS
START JOB INFORMATION
ENGINEER DATE 18-Sep-18
END JOB INFORMATION
*
* REFERENCE: MCCORMAC, J.C.,"STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS", INTEXT
*            EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK, 3RD EDITION, 1975.
*
INPUT WIDTH 72
UNIT FEET KIP
JOINT COORDINATES
1 0 0 0; 2 0 60 0; 3 12.5 60 0; 4 0 15 0; 5 0 30 0; 6 0 45 0;
7 9.375 45 0; 8 6.25 30 0; 9 3.125 15 0; 10 50 90 0; 11 100 90 0;
12 50 75 0; 13 25 75 0; 14 66.667 90 0; 15 83.333 90 0; 16 83.333 85 0;
17 66.667 80 0; 18 31.25 67.5 0; 19 200 0 0; 20 200 60 0; 21 187.5 60 0;
22 200 15 0; 23 200 30 0; 24 200 45 0; 25 190.625 45 0; 26 193.75 30 0;
27 196.875 15 0; 28 150 90 0; 29 150 75 0; 30 175 75 0; 31 133.333 90 0;
32 116.667 90 0; 33 116.667 85 0; 34 133.333 80 0; 35 168.75 67.5 0;
MEMBER INCIDENCES
1 1 4; 2 2 3; 3 3 7; 4 4 5; 5 5 6; 6 6 2; 7 7 8; 8 8 9; 9 9 1; 10 4 9;
11 9 5; 12 5 8; 13 8 6; 14 6 7; 15 7 2; 16 2 13; 17 10 14; 18 11 16;
19 12 18; 20 13 10; 21 14 15; 22 15 11; 23 16 17; 24 17 12; 25 18 3;
26 3 13; 27 13 18; 28 13 12; 29 12 10; 30 10 17; 31 17 14; 32 14 16;
33 16 15; 34 19 22; 35 20 21; 36 21 25; 37 22 23; 38 23 24; 39 24 20;
40 25 26; 41 26 27; 42 27 19; 43 22 27; 44 27 23; 45 23 26; 46 26 24;
47 24 25; 48 25 20; 49 20 30; 50 28 31; 51 11 33; 52 29 35; 53 30 28;
54 31 32; 55 32 11; 56 33 34; 57 34 29; 58 35 21; 59 21 30; 60 30 35;
61 30 29; 62 29 28; 63 28 34; 64 34 31; 65 31 33; 66 33 32;
UNIT INCHES KIP
MEMBER PROPERTY AMERICAN
1 TO 66 PRIS AX 100
UNIT FEET KIP
DEFINE MATERIAL START
ISOTROPIC MATERIAL1
E 4.32e+06
POISSON 0.290909
END DEFINE MATERIAL
UNIT INCHES KIP
CONSTANTS
MATERIAL MATERIAL1 ALL
SUPPORTS
1 19 PINNED
UNIT FEET KIP
11 14 15 31 32 FY -10
10 28 FY -5
4 TO 6 FX 4
2 FX 2
2 10 FX 1.5435
13 FX 3.087
2 10 FY -2.5725
13 FY -5.145
PERFORM ANALYSIS
PRINT SUPPORT REACTION
FINISH
``````

```   SUPPORT REACTIONS -UNIT KIP  FEET    STRUCTURE TYPE = TRUSS