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1. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by zeke
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### No, and also your 4 support solution doesn't...

No, and also your 4 support solution doesn't look right .
Since my solution used the same assumptions, it is also wrong.
I redid it for the 4 point and got
P1=.24F,P2=.191F
P3=.308F, P4=.260F...
2. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by zeke
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### I think I have a somewhat rational method for...

I think I have a somewhat rational method for getting the forces.

Using your idea of distributing the loads along the 2 axes (P1-P2, P3-P4 for the problem of further distributing that force must...
3. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by zeke
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### My 2 cents. Neither method proposed is...

My 2 cents.

Neither method proposed is accurate since they do not both satisfy the 3 static equilibrium equations.

If you have n mounts on a spring mounted system with an inflexible mounting...
4. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

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### This is also true for beams and answers the OP...

This is also true for beams and answers the OP question (BTW what happened to him/her?)
5. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by zeke
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### Wongw, Could you show a sketch of the load...

Wongw,

Could you show a sketch of the load mass(es) and and the nature of the driving vibration so that we
can understand the application. I suspect that you are assuming an inflexible beam...
6. ## Thread: Point Loads Calculation with more than 2 supporting points

by zeke
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### Try googling "indeterminate beams"

Try googling "indeterminate beams"
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