Unformatted text preview: Design the beams first for flexure (bending), and then evaluate them for shear (and any other relevant considerations) as well. Pattern loading effects should be considered. For each of your designs, also estimate the maximum live load deflection of the beam. Clearly state any assumptions you make while conducting the structural engineering analyses and designs in order to arrive at your group’s final solution. Finally, comment on how the two beam designs compare with one another – in terms of their strength, stiffness, weight, depth, economy, design & construction complexity, etc....
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- Spring '08
- Structural Engineering, singly-reinforced rectangular beam, appropriate beam section, ft end spans