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### Curved Trapezoid Section Stress Formulas and Calculator

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Considerable care must be taken in the arithmetic. The distance "e" from the center of gravity axis to the neutral axis is usually small. A numerical variation in the calculation of "e" can cause a large percentage change in the final results.

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Figure 2.0 Trapezoid Section Beam Dimensions

Stress Distribution due to bending is given by:

*Equation 1
s = M · γ / ( A · e · ( r _{n} - y ) ) *

Where:

*s =* the bending stress, psi

*M* = bending moment with respect to the centroical axis, in-lb

*y* = distance from the neutral axis to the point in question, inches (positive for distances toward the center of curvature, negative for distances away from the center of curvature)

*A* = the area of the section, in^{2}

e = distance from the center of gravity axis to the neutral axis, inches

*r _{n}* = radius of curvature of the neutral axis, inches

value of e used for base log = 2.7182818

Bending Stress at the Inside Fiber is given by:

*Equation 2
s = ( M · h _{i} ) / ( A · e · r_{i} ) *

Where:

*h _{i}* = distance from the center neutral axis to the inside fiber, inches (

*h*)

_{i}= r_{n}- r_{i}*r*= radius of curvature on the inside fiber, inches

_{i}Bending Stress at the Outside Fiber is given by:

*Equation 3
s = ( M · h _{o} ) / ( A · e · r_{i} ) *

Where:

*h _{o}* = distance from the center neutral axis to the inside fiber, inches (

*h*)

_{o }= r_{o}- r_{i}*r*= radius of curvature on the outside fiber, inches

_{o}*A = ( 1/2 ) ( b*

_{i}+ b_{o}) hTrapezoid Section Beam Stuctural Shape

*r _{n} = [ ( b_{i} + b_{o} ) / 2 h ] / [ ( ( b_{i} r_{o} - b_{o} r_{i} ) / h) *

*log*

_{e}( r_{o}/ r_{i}) - (*b*

_{i}- b_{o})]*e* = R - *r _{n}*

*R = r _{i} + [ h ( b_{i} + 2 b_{o} ) ] / [ 3 ( b_{i} + b_{o} ) ] *

*/ [ ht + ( b _{i} - t ) t_{i} ] *

Where:

b_{i} = T Section beam width, in

b_{o} = T Section beam width, in

h
_{} = width, in

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References:

- McGraw Hill Machine Design (1968)