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Radius Of Curvature On A Beam

  1. Nov 20, 2007 #1
    Hey, hopefully this is a suitable forum to put this in! I've been having a bit of trouble trying to find an example to learn from about finding the raidus of curvature in a simply supported beam.

    I've got a point loads and a UDL to take into account and seem to find it near impossible to find any examples where the two are combined.

    If it helps the question is as follows:

    1. A simply supported beam of length 6m supports a vertical point load of 45kN a distance of 4m from one end. If the maximum allowable bending stress is 120MPa:

    *7 previous questions were asked*

    If the beam has a young's modulus of 200GPa calculate the radius of curvature.

    Any information you might need just ask!


    Edit: Read a sticky and you want my own attempt?

    Well I would show you what I've done but im that stuck that i dont have anything!!
    I'm just trying to get hold of some useful info to get started
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 20, 2007 #2
    Is it supported from both sides?
  4. Nov 21, 2007 #3
    Hey, thanks for getting back to me.

    Yes the beam is supported from both sides.
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