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Unformatted text preview: and C as shown in Figure 4. It is
subjected to uniformly distributed load, w, along AB and CD. The origin of the x and
y axes is located at end A. (a) Draw the shear force diagram of the beam and indicate the shear forces at A, B, C and
(7 marks) (b) Derive the elastic curve of the beam in terms of x, w, L and flexural rigidity, EI, of the
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(c) Determine the deflection at B in terms of w, L and EI.
(3 marks) y
m D C
m x L/2 Figure 4 5. A machine fixture consists of a rod that is welded to an L-shaped rigid member as
shown in Figure 5. One end of the fixture is fixed while the other is subjected to two
forces. (a) Determine the combined stress state at point A and show their orientations on an
(8 marks) (b) Determine the combined stress state at point B and show their or...
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