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Given that E = 16,000 ksi, A = 6 in². Develop a finite-element model in ANSYS™ using top-down modeling in the following steps. Show screen captures of your work. Make sure you use a consistent set of units.

(d) Show a screen capture of your material properties and real constants

(b) Calculate the stress in element 1?

(g) Determine the axial-stresses in all the members? Create an output table with the axial stress values.

(a) Calculate the reaction forces?

(a) Create model geometry using the geometry for key points and lines indicated in the figure above. Present a screen capture of your model.

(e) Using the ANSYS™™ Post-processor, determine reaction forces? Show the output from ANSYSTM.

(f) Determine the nodal deflections for all the nodes? Create an output table with the nodal deflection values.

(c) Show a screen-capture of your meshed model with the applied loads and boundary conditions.

(b) Select an element type and justify your choice? Mesh the model such that is only one-element per line.


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