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Moments and shear force diagram

  1. May 31, 2016 #1
    Can someone please help me with this problem:

    A beam is 16m long and rests on two supports, 10m part. the right support is 4m from the right-hand end. The beam carries a uniformly distributed load of 408 kg/m between the two supports and concentrated loads of 2kN at the left end, 0,153 tons at a point 1.4m from the left and 4kN at the right end.
    1. calculate the reaction of the two supports
    2. draw a shear-force diagram showing all the main values.
    3. determine the max and min shear force from the diagram.
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  3. May 31, 2016 #2

    jack action

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  4. May 31, 2016 #3
    To calculate support reactions, I convert the distributed load to a concentrated load.
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