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Unformatted text preview: A beam length L, cross sectional dimensions b and h such that L>>b,h is loaded by a distributed load, q, over an area of approximately b x b (i.e s zz ~ q/b) near its tip. q L z x An estimate for the magnitude of s xx at the root of the beam (x = 0) would be: 1. s xx 0 L 2. xx h zz h 3. xx L zz 4. xx zz 5. xx 6. Some other answer 7. I don't know/don't understand....
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- Fall '05
- Concept Question, zz, Beam Length, sectional dimensions