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Homework Help: Seesaw (Design)

  1. Jun 24, 2011 #1
    Can anyone help me calculate the maximum bending moments and maximum stress for the figure i uploaded please.

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  3. Jun 28, 2011 #2


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    If you want us to help us, you need to show us what you have done to attempt the question.
    Because you haven't done that, I'll just ask a question.

    Where will the maximum bending moment and therefore maximum stress occur on the see-saw?
  4. Jun 28, 2011 #3
    At the spring, i need to find out the max bending moment and stress, so i will know how to find the weight of the beam i need to use in my design that can withstand that maximum stress, can u help me please?
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