DesignBeam1

# DesignBeam1 - % % CALCULATIONS % self-weight Area = b*h; %...

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% Patel, 31Aug2010 % Single Span Uniform Load beam design % function [ UCStress, UCDeflexion ]= DesignBeam1 ( wload, L, b, h, Emod, DensityBeam, StressAllow, DeflexionAllow ) % wload = lbf/inch % L = span, inch % b = width (base), inch % h = height (depth), inch% StressAllow = allowable Stree, psi % StressAllow = allowable stress; psi % DeflexionAllow = allowable maximum deflexion, inch % Emod = modulus of elasticity, psi % DensityBeam = material density per Lineal distances, lbf/inch % % OUTPUT DATA % UCStress = nondimensional, unity check in stress % UCDeflexion = nondimension, unicty check on deflection
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Unformatted text preview: % % CALCULATIONS % self-weight Area = b*h; % area, in^2 A wself = DensityBeam * Area; % self-weight per length , lbf/inch wtotal = wload + wself; w MomentMax = (1/8)*wload*L^2; %Moment in lbf-in Inertia = (1/12)*b*h^3; % Area moment of inertia, inch^4 I c = (1/2)*h; StressBending = MomentMax * c / Inertia; %bending stress in psi S % Calculate deflexion DeflexionMax = wtotal*L^4 / (384 *Emod *Inertia ); UCStress = StressBending / StressAllow; % nondimesional U.C. UCDeflexion = DeflexionMax / DeflexionAllow; U UCStress = StressBending / StressAllow; % nondimensional U.C....
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