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Beam statics: continous load analysis

  1. Aug 2, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    I just don't understand how to set the problem for the free body diagram (point (a) and (b)). Can someone help me with this problem? Thank you in advance.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 2, 2015 #2
    You're just replacing all the connecting pieces and supports with reaction forces. Give it a try.
     
  4. Aug 2, 2015 #3
    My problem is, that I don't understand what keep the rigid lever and the flat bar together..
     
  5. Aug 2, 2015 #4
    I would assume they are rigidly joined together.
     
  6. Aug 2, 2015 #5
    Is it correct what I did till now?

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  7. Aug 2, 2015 #6
    Yes, looks good to me.

    Technically there is supposed to be a vertical reaction at B also but that doesn't change your answer.
     
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