Truss Project Summary

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Need to write a summary for a project for truss design. the program that helped with the design is Visual Analysis. It was very detailed, but it let us choose the specific material type ( the exact type of steel), so that helped when rearranging the members and adjusting the diameters. I have attached the project please write a summary like final thoughts on the project, what was achieved or learn etc.. Please let know if you cant see the project in the zip file.

Truss Project Summary
Truss Project Summary
Truss Project Summary

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School: UT Austin

I am submitting the final summary for your group project including all details you had given me.Note : if you have calculated efficiency, include it in the summaryI have also included details on Visual Analysis design verification. Please review it and if you want any further help, feel free to contact me :) Bye :)

This project was to design a truss with highest possible efficiency. We wanted to design truss
with the following specifications :
Cross section

: solid circular cross section.

Total length of the truss : 75 in.
We first had to decide on the material to build the truss. We analyzed the advantages and
disadvantages of different materials like wood, timber, steel etc. Finally, we found that steel has
the following advantages over other materials.

Longer life span

Precise measurements are possible

Greater density

Fire resistant

Resistant to insect attacks

Environment friendly beca...

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