#### Truss Solver

## Overview of using Truss Solver

This page provides a quick overview of the process of solving a simple
truss problem using Truss Solver.

After starting the Truss application, the Main Window appears:

All the parts of the truss are defined using the Model
menu.

An outline of the steps to create a truss model is shown below, the next
step is Defining Nodes.

## Steps to Solve a Truss Problem

- Defining Nodes
- Defining Material Property Sets
- Defining Elements
- Defining Loads and Restraints
- Solving the Problem