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MENG 421 Lecture 24

Beams 3, Two Elements


The following material accompanies the MENG 421 lecture for April 26, 2004.
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  1. Stiffness matrix
  2. Beam problems Note: for all problems, use a W8 x 31 rolled shape, 100 inches long (per element) Distributed load
  3. Last time: Simply supported beam with uniform load, SimpD | Matlab | Ansys
  4. Assignment due today: Cantilever beam with uniform load, CantD, (4) | Matlab | Ansys
  5. Simply supported beam with force, two elements Simp2 | Matlab | Ansys
  6. Simply supported beam with distributed load, two elements SimpD2 | Matlab | Ansys
  7. Assignment due Wednesday, April 28: Cantilever beam with two forces, Cant3, (9),
    Solution d 1 = -1.06 in., θ 1 = 7.58e-003 rad.
  8. Assignment due Wednesday, April 28: Ovrhanging beam with half uniform load, CantHalf, (15),
    Solution d 3 = -0.518 in., θ 3 = -3.54e-003 rad.

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