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RE: Master and slave joints

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Model it using plates made out of a very stiff material but with no weight,
this has the effect of keeping all of the attached joints together (i.e. a
diaphragm) but doesn't add any additional load to the structure.

Chris Wood PE, SE
	-----Original Message-----
	From:	Alberto Guida [SMTP:GRUPOCG(--nospam--at)]
	Sent:	Saturday, September 26, 1998 7:59 PM
	Subject:	Master and slave joints

	Thank you. I received a very good answer. But I have still a doubt.
In a rigid diaphragm, any point could be the master and the rest, the
slaves? Have every point in a rigid diaphragm the same translation and
	Alberto Guida