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MENG 421 Lecture 23

Beams 2, One Element


The following material accompanies the MENG 421 lecture for April 21, 2004.
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  1. 2001 Exam 4

  2. Beam element
  3. Constraints | Concentrated loads | Distributed loads
  4. Shape functions: Hermite
  5. Stiffness matrix

  6. Bean deflection and slope
  7. Beam problems Note: for all problems, use a W8 x 31 rolled shape, 100 inches long (per element)
  8. Cantilever beam with force, Cant1 | Beam3 | Matlab | Ansys | Output
  9. Cantilever beam with momemt, Cantm, Matlab | Ansys
  10. Simply supported beam with momemt, SimpM, Matlab | Ansys

    Distributed load

  11. Simply supported beam with uniform load, SimpD | Matlab | Ansys
  12. Assignment due Monday, April 26: Cantilever beam with uniform load, CantD, (4),
    Solution θ 2 = -3.03e-003 rad, σ 1 = -10909 psi.

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