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Distributed Loads. Simple question

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Jan9-12, 05:44 AM
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Hi there,

Parallel distributed loads are throwing me off a little at the moment. Is the resultant worked out the same way as for those with distributed loads perpendicular to a beam??

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Thanks in advance
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Jan9-12, 09:57 AM
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lotsa views yet no help..

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Jan9-12, 10:31 AM
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An axial distributed load such as you've drawn would have a cumulative effect, so the force at the right end of the beam would be the sum of all forces to its left. In effect, you've drawn a force which increases with position from left to right.

Jan9-12, 10:35 AM
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Distributed Loads. Simple question

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