1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A beams is 3.0m long, it rests on two wide supports. The support A is 0.5m wide. Support B is unknown. Point A is taken to be the end of the beam on your left. Support A has a loading intensity of 75 N/m. The load on the beam acts with a force of 300N, 2.0m from point A. The question requires working out the width AND loading intensity of support B, such that the "resultant force and couple moment" about point A is Zero. 2. Relevant equations Unsure! 3. The attempt at a solution I cannot find any examples that use wide supports on beams, or involve loading intensities on those supports. All examples I have found use pivot points! How do I account for the fact that the beam is resting on wide supports, not pivot points, and how would I go about working out the dimensions for Support B and it's loading intensity? Can someone please point me in the right path?