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# DistributedForcesHW - Statics CEEn 103 S Distributed Loads...

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w11 16 S S tatic s CEEn 103 Distributed Forces When you don’t know what you’re doing, do it neatly! Distributed Loads We have been working with forces that are point loads. This is not realistic! Most loads are distributed. Three dimensional force distributions will be the subject of future classes. . . This Loading Function, W, gives force per unit length. w = w(x) N/m Some distributed forces are symmetric. They can be approximated by a loading function that measures the force at every position along a line. Loading Function Our Job Find equivalent point forces for the distributed loads, then proceed as usual. =

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When you don’t know what you’re doing, do it neatly! S tatic s w11 Homework Distributed Forces 3. (30 Points)
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