The following material accompanies the MENG 421 lecture for April 26, 2004.

Lectures

- Stiffness matrix
- Beam problems Note: for all problems, use a W8 x 31 rolled shape, 100 inches long (per element) Distributed load
- Last time: Simply supported beam with uniform load,
SimpD| Matlab | AnsysAssignmentdue today: Cantilever beam with uniform load,CantD, (4) | Matlab | Ansys- Simply supported beam with force, two elements
Simp2| Matlab | Ansys- Simply supported beam with distributed load, two elements
SimpD2| Matlab | AnsysAssignmentdue Wednesday, April 28: Cantilever beam with two forces,Cant3, (9),

Solution d_{ 1}= -1.06 in., θ_{ 1}= 7.58e-003 rad.Assignmentdue 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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