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SINGLE-SPAN BEAM ANALYSIS
For Simple, Propped, Fixed, or Cantilever Beams
Input Data:
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Light upward diagonal,Light upward diagonal
Beam Data: Simple Beam
Span Type?
Light upward diagonal,Light upward diagonal
Span, L = ft. Propped Beam
Modulus, E = ksi Light downward diagonal,Light upward diagonal
Inertia, I = in.^4 Fixed Beam
Light upward diagonal
Beam Loadings: Cantilever Beam
Full Uniform:
w = kips/ft.
Start End Results:
Distributed: b (ft.) wb (kips/ft.) e (ft.) we (kips/ft.) Reactions:
#1: RL = RR =
#2: ML = MR =
#3: Maximum Moments:
#4: +M(max) = @ x =
#5: -M(max) = @ x =
#6: Maximum Deflections:
#7: -D(max) = @ x =
#8: +D(max) = @ x =
D(ratio) =
Point Loads: a (ft.) P (kips)
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Moments: c (ft.) M (ft-kips)
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Tabulation of Single-Span Beam Shear, Moment, Slope, and Deflection for 50 Equal Segments
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