Wembley Stadium is afootball stadium inWembley London England which opened in 2007 on the site of the originalWembley Stadium which was demolished from 2002 2003 The stadium hosts major football
Wembley Stadium is afootball stadium inWembley, London, England, which opened in 2007, on the site of the originalWembley Stadium, which was demolished from 2002–2003. The stadium hosts major football matches including theFA Cup Final and home matches of theEngland national football team. It was designed byHOK Sport andFoster and Partners, it includes a partially retractable roof and the 134-metre-high (440 ft) Wembley Arch. The stadium was built by Australian firmMultiplex at a cost of £798 million. This special design of the roof structure has made the stadium a perfect place with almost no disturbance to view. (Wembley_Stadium, 2016).
Figure 1: The Wembley Arch
Following structure is a 2- dimensional arch which can be used in a similar application as above. The joints all lie on radial lines subtending angles of 15° as indicated, and the curved members act as two-force members. Distance DC = OA = DB = R.
1.1 How do you analyze the curved members (3 marks)
1.2 Determine the reactions at the points A and B (3 marks)
1.3 Determine the force in member DG and FC of the compound truss.