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Quick sense check on deflection calculation

  1. Jul 19, 2013 #1
    Hi guys,

    I just wanted a quick sense check. I have uploaded two images; one showing basic free body diagram, one showing some quick scoping calculations.

    My question is, to do a simple deflection calc on the box section legs of the frame, do I just use two multiples of my second moment of area in the deflection calculation, as I have done on the second image? Since there are two ventricle legs? Ignore the value "Seis.x" in the calculation, this is just a seismic load scaling factor!

    Simple problem I think, but my brain is fried from MathCad all day :/

    Cheers

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  3. Jul 20, 2013 #2
    Sorry, all sorted now. Good nights sleep was all that was needed :)
     
  4. Jul 20, 2013 #3
    Sorry, all sorted now. Good nights sleep was all that was needed :)
     
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