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## Main Question or Discussion Point

How do you calculate the stress in a cantilevered beam with a point load at the free end where the load has a large horizontal component loading the beam in tension as well as bending from the vertical component? And the beam bends far enough so it's slope will match the slope of the load at some point along the span.

I can see that beyond the spanwise point where the slope of the beam is equal to the slope of the load, the beam will simply be in pure tension but where I am having trouble is calculating the deflection and bending stress in the spanwise portion before the slope matches the load direction...

I can see that beyond the spanwise point where the slope of the beam is equal to the slope of the load, the beam will simply be in pure tension but where I am having trouble is calculating the deflection and bending stress in the spanwise portion before the slope matches the load direction...

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