# Shear flow in hollow beam

1. Nov 26, 2016

### fonseh

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
for shear flow at D , the Q = Ay , i tried another method , i gt 30000 , instead of 29750, why the ans is different from 29750? why cant i use this method( i break the shaded area into 3 parts ( as shown in figure)

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution
Q = Ay = (60x10x35) + (2x30x10x150 = 30000

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2. Nov 26, 2016

### PhanthomJay

The author is wrong the Q is 30 in^3 I don't know why you added those zeroes to get 30000

3. Nov 26, 2016

### fonseh

http://imgur.com/a/VXDK6
here' my working , Q = Ay = (60x10x35) + (2x30x10x150) = 30000 , or the author's working 29750 is correct ? which cut is correct ? My cut of section into 3 parts is different from the author's working
, sorry , i posted the wrong notes...here it is

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4. Nov 26, 2016

### PhanthomJay

Ok then you are correct, good work..

5. Nov 26, 2016

### fonseh

do you mean the author cant cut the beam like this ? why ?

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6. Nov 26, 2016

### PhanthomJay

The author cut the beam at the neutral axis to determine Q about the neutral axis, just like you did. But the author messed it up and didn't calculate the areas correctly, what more can I say you are right and they are wrong. Let it be!

7. Nov 28, 2016

### fonseh

no , i am concern about how should the beam be cut ? i divided the beam into 3 parts like this(red) , whereas the author divided the beam into 3 parts like this (green), i gt 30000 , but the author gt 29750 , there's a difference of 250 , which is correct ?
i checked thru the author's my working using calculator , i gt 29750 based on his working

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8. Nov 28, 2016

### PhanthomJay

come on now I keep telling you the author made a mistake !!!!!

He/she did not use those green areas...they dimensioned incorrectly. The numbers come out to 27500, but the numbers inputted are wrong. The correct ans is 30,000 mm^3.

9. Nov 28, 2016

### fonseh

sorry , i messed up QC and QD , question solved