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

  1. Defining Nodes
  2. Defining Material Property Sets
  3. Defining Elements
  4. Defining Loads and Restraints
  5. Solving the Problem