Macaulay's beam deflection

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Hi, quick question

Ive been using the beam deflection forumla EIV=........

and im getting answers of 1.9mm for example

does this mean that the deflection is in the south direction or north?

Cheers
 

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Surely you can figure this out based on where the load is placed?
 
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yeah i know but im just getting confused cause theres more than one load
 
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febbie22: Using the Macaulay method, positive answers usually mean upward deflection.
 

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