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I'm to work out the internal forces in a truss, but I can't get my head around the geometry of the truss itself. I'm starting to think there may have been information on the diagram which I missed. Could I get some directions on how to find x?

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I suspect that you are meant to assume the truss is symmetric, and which point I think you have enough data. – dmckee Oct 20 '12 at 19:27
Video that analyses precisely this structure from the Wikiengineering channel: - Working out the angles - From these, how to find lengths and distances - This part one of a 4 part series: this is not a one step, 5 min problem. <>; – user75388 Mar 14 '15 at 18:22

I was able to reconstruct the geometry with GeoGebra. Look for equidistant triangles.


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