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Moment of beam

  1. Jul 5, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    for the first line of solution , i dont undertsand why the author only include one P/2 force only....
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    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I think it should be EIy" = 0.5Px -P(x-0.5L) -0.5P(L-x) , am i right?
     
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  3. Jul 5, 2016 #2
    What definition of moment are you using?
     
  4. Jul 5, 2016 #3
    Moment about point x
     
  5. Jul 5, 2016 #4
    That is not a definition. see my reply to another of your questions
     
  6. Jul 5, 2016 #5
    i am using the first one (algebraic sum of the moments on ONE SIDE of the section.
     
  7. Jul 5, 2016 #6
    how does this question related to the question that i asked in another thread?
     
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