Unformatted text preview: crane in a testing laboratory moves slowly across a simple beam AB (see figure). The load transmitted to the beam from the front axle is 2000 lb and from the rear axle is 4000 lb. The weight of the beam itself may be disregarded. (a) Determine the minimum required section modulus S for the beam if the allowable bending stress is 15.0 ksi, the length of the beam is 16 ft, and the wheelbase of the carriage is 5 ft. (b) Select a suitable I-beam ( S shape) from Table E-2, Appendix E. 5 ft 16 ft 4000 lb 2000 lb A B A-PDF Split DEMO : Purchase from www.A-PDF.com to remove the watermark...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course COE 3001 taught by Professor Armanios during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Tech.
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