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Cross section

h - dimension in y direction

b - dimension in x direction

If with a uniform force acting on the beam in the negative y-dir, what is the relevant moment of inertia when modeling the deflection u(z): E I (d4/dz4)u =w?

I believe it is bh^3/12, but I am not positive

Thanks in advance for any help.

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# Relevant moment of inertia

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