Title: 
SDTruss

Author: 
Andreas Klimke 
EMail: 
andreasklimkeATgmx.de

Institution: 
Technische Universität München

Description: 
Computes rod and support reaction forces for a statically
determined truss system.
Input arguments:
 nodes: n x 2 matrix containing x and y coordinates, n
denoting the total number of nodes
 rods: r x 2 matrix defining rods (1st node to 2nd node),
with r denoting the number of rods
 forces: f x 3 matrix defining node forces (node number,
force in x direction, force in y direction. f denotes the
total number of forces.
 supports: s x 3 matrix defining the supports (node number,
constraint in xaxis, constraint in yaxis). s denotes the
total number of supports. For the constraints, and entry
of 1 denotes a constraint in that direction, 0 denotes no
constraint in that direction.
Output:
 s: resulting rod forces (negative value = pressure force, positive value = tension force).
 a: resuting support reactions.
2 demonstration geometries are included. Start with 'main'.

Keywords: 
statically determined system, truss, mechanics, rod forces

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