The compound beam ABCDE as shown in the figure consists of two beams (AD and DE) jointed by a hinged connection at D. The hinge can transmit a shear force but not a bending moment. The loads on the beams consist of a 4 kN force at the end of a bracket attached at a point B and a 2 kN force at midpoint of beam DE. Draw the SFD and BMD for this compound beam.

 

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Ra=2.5kN Rc=2.5KN Rd=1 kN

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