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Jan10-13, 01:54 PM
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Stress in a beam

I know it is a very simple question. but FEA is telling me sth i dont expect. so ask this equation and see who can explain.

first of all, stress only caused if a block of material is under 2 force. action force and reaction (the fixture). since the length under the point of force of action is not under another reaction force. these length should not affect the stress produced by this action force

in both cases, max stress appeared at the area around the top fixing point. if i let the applied force and location constant, changing the length of the block will change the max stress at the fixing area. why??