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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 9 Deflection of Beams What is the elastic curve ? (describe the deformed beam shape using equations) What are the slope and deflection at point B or C? Deformation of a Beam Under Transverse Loading Bending under general transverse loadings. EI x M ) ( 1 = Cantilever beam subjected to concentrated load at the free end, EI Px = 1 Curvature varies linearly with x At the free end A , 1 A = 0, A = At the support B , PL EI B B = , 1 1/ =curvature at location x Deformation of a Beam Under Transverse Loading Bending under general transverse loadings. EI x M ) ( 1 = Cantilever beam subjected to concentrated load at the free end, EI Px = 1 Curvature varies linearly with x At the free end A , 1 A = 0, A = At the support B , PL EI B B = , 1 1/ =curvature at location x Deformation of a Beam Under Transverse Loading M=0 > Curvature is zero i.e., at each end and at E ....
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 Fall '08
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