Total Load ("W")
or
Line Pressure Load (p)
Open
Beam Deflection, Stress Uniform Loading Calculator
Stress at any point
Stress at center of constant cross section
Deflection at Any Given Point
Maximum deflection at Center
With Total load "W"
or Maximum deflection at Center
With Line Pressure Load "p"
Where:
E = 
Modulus of Elasticity 
psi 
(N/mm^{2)} 
I = 
Moment of Inertia 
in^{4} 
(mm^{4)} 
= 
Length of Beam 
inches 
(mm) 
W = 
Total Load on Beam 
lbs 
(N) 
p = 
With Line Pressure Load 
psiin 
(N/mm) 
s = 
Stress at the crosssection being evaluated 
Lbs/in^{2} 
(N/mm^{2)} 
y = 
Deflection 
inches 
(mm) 
x = 
Some distance as indicated 
inches 
(mm) 
Z = 
section modulus of the crosssection of the beam = I/z 
in^{3} 
(mm^{3)} 
z = 
distance from neutral axis to extreme
fiber (edge) 
inches 
(mm) 
 Please note letter "" (lower case "L") is different than "I" (Moment of Inertia).
 Deflections apply only to constant cross sections along entire length.
References:
 Any Machinery's Handbook published since 1931 or,
 Machinery's Handbook, 21st Edition, Page 404 or,
 Machinery's Handbook, 23st Edition, Page 260 or,
 Machinery's Handbook, 27st Edition, Page 261 or,
 Marks Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Tenth Edition 1996, Page 297 (Table 5.2.2)
 Mechanical Engineers Handbook, Edited by Myer Kutz, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1986, Page 414
 Eshback, Handbook of Engineering Fundamentals, Third Edition, Wiley Engineering Handbook Series, 1974, Page 518
 Mechanics of Materials, Ferdinand P. Beer & E. Russel Johnston, Jr. ISBN0070042918
