- Classification of truss:
A truss can be classified in the folowing different categories:
- Assumptions made in the analysis of perfect truss:
- The joints of a truss are assumed to be pin connection and frictionless. The joints, therefore cannot resist movements.
- The truss is loaded at the joints only.
- The members of the truss are straight, uniform and they are two force members.
- The weight of the members are negligibly small.
- The truss is statically determinate.