Search:

Type: Posts; User: PS2112

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,866

    Thanks, but I'm not sure that is the one. My...

    Thanks, but I'm not sure that is the one. My cantilevered beam will move from horizontal to vertical with the weight on the free end, and will be used at all angles in between. Will a simple...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,866

    Thanks, but I have looked through all the options...

    Thanks, but I have looked through all the options and can't find a calculator that allows me to change the angle of the beam. Could you give me a link straight to it please.
  3. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,866

    I have now found an E value on a different...

    I have now found an E value on a different manufacturers website for a similar carbon fibre tube that allows me to use the calculator to make a reasonable estimate.

    If my beam was pointing at a...
  4. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,866

    Thank you, I'm beginning to see that Engineers...

    Thank you, I'm beginning to see that Engineers Edge is very comprehensive and seems to have every possible resource :)

    Right, I've got the I value sorted thanks. No email back from the...
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,866

    Thanks, I have found the correct calculator and...

    Thanks, I have found the correct calculator and have requested the E value from the manufacturer. Sorry but I don't know how to arrive at an I value. I'm assuming it is related to the cross sectional...
  6. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,866

    Cantilever beam deflection

    I need to calculate the maximum beam deflection on a horizontal beam fixed at one end.

    My beam is a round carbon fibre tube 80mm outside diameter and 74mm inside diameter. The tube is 2 metres...
  7. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,489

    My hobby and passion for the last 45 years has...

    My hobby and passion for the last 45 years has been astronomy. I have owned, modified or built various telescopes over the
    years and now the largest one I use has a 14" mirror. My current 14"...
  8. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,489

    Thank you very much Kelly. It seems like I am...

    Thank you very much Kelly.

    It seems like I am already in the right place on this forum :)

    As a newbie to both engineering and this forum, I will obviously need some time to find my way around...
  9. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,489

    Thanks very much. I've had a look at the...

    Thanks very much.

    I've had a look at the engineering calculators tab and can see that some of those resources will be useful to me.

    I really need to get right back to basics with this and...
  10. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,489

    Help with structural calculations

    I am embarking on a DIY project requiring some structural aluminium work, which I need to design for maximum rigidity and minimal weight.

    Can someone please point me in the direction of a good...
Results 1 to 10 of 10