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# Trusses

## Common types of trusses.

Somme common types of trusses are

• Warren
• King post
• Bridge
• English Howe
• Howe
• K truss
• Pratt
• Fink
• Baltimore
• Parker
• Bowstring

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Forces acting on bodies at rest under equilibrium conditions - loads, forces and torque, beams and columns.

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