Beam

Values

Instructions

Length, L
(mm)


Enter total length of
beam in mm

Width, W (mm)


Enter width of beam
in mm

Height, H
(mm)


Enter height of beam
in mm

Length
increment, Linc (mm)


Enter length
increment to be used in finite difference calculation

Modulus of
elasticity, E (N/mm^2)


Enter elastic modulus
in N/mm^2

Calculated
Moment of inertia, I (mm^4)


=1/12*W*H^3

Calculated
Distance farthest fiber to nuetral axis, cc (mm)


= H/2

Loading


See schematic for
definitions of loads and positions

Point load, F
(N)


Enter amplitude of
the point load, in N

Location of
point load, af (mm)


Enter location of the
point load, in mm

Distributed
load amplitude, wa, (N/mm)


Enter amplitude of
the distributed load near the cantilever end, in N/mm

Distributed
load amplitude, wL, (N/mm)


Enter amplitude of
the distributed load at the clamped end, in N/mm

Starting
point of load, aw (mm)


Enter location where
the distributed load starts, in mm

Calculated
Total distributed load (N)


Resulted total
distributed load

Moment load,
M (Nmm)


Enter amplitude of
the applied moment, in N*mm

Location of
moment load, am (mm)


Enter location of the
moment load, in mm

Calculated
Maximum deflection (microns)


Return maximum
deflection along the beam

Calculated
Maximum slope (milli radians)


Return maximum slope
along the beam

Calculated
Maximum bending stress (N/mm^2)


Return maximum stress
along the beam

Calculated
Reactions at beam ends



R_{A}, Ra (N)


Reaction force at A

R_{B}, Rb (N)


Reaction force at B

M_{A}, Ma (N)


Reaction moment at A

Max bending
stress due to MA (N/mm^2)



M_{B}, Mb (Nmm)


Reaction moment at B

Max bending
stress due to MB (N/mm^2)



q_{A}, ta (radians)


Rotation at A

qB, t (radians)


Rotation at B

d_{A}, da (microns)


Deflection at A

d_{B}, db (microns)

0

Deflection at B
