Dat input listing test case a beam of length height h

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ication Manual . ANSYS Release 9.0 . 002114 . © SAS IP, Inc. 1–405 VM180: Bending of a Curved Beam Overview Reference: S. Timoshenko, J. N. Goodier, Theory of Elasticity, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., New York, NY, 1970, pg. 73, article 29. Analysis Type(s): Static Analysis (ANTYPE = 0) Element Type(s): 2-D 6-Node Triangular Structural Solid Elements (PLANE2) 2-D Elastic Beam Elements (BEAM3) Input Listing: vm180.dat Test Case A curved beam spans a 90° arc as shown. The bottom end is supported while the top end is free. For a bending moment M applied at the top end, determine the maximum tensile stress σt and the maximum compressive stress σc in the beam. Figure 180.1 Curved Beam Problem Sketch Material Properties E = 30 x 106 psi υ = 0.0 Geometric Properties ri = 3.5 in ro = 4.5 in h = 1.0 in Loading M = 100 in-lb Analysis Assumptions and Modeling Notes Beam elements with arbitrary properties are included at the free end of the curved beam for uniform transmission of the applied forces. This creates a pure bending situation exce...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online