I have a quick question in relation to the Engineers theory of bending when applied to simply supported beams.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I am using the following portion of the theory to determine the stress in a simply supported beam when subjected to bending:

Stress = My/I

Is it appropriate that I compare the outcome from this calculation for stress to the yield stress of the given material as obtained from a simple tensile test in order to determine if the beam will yield under the given conditions?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated

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