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Homework Help: Simple beam deflection and center load

  1. Jun 5, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    http://www.upload.ee/image/4762203/DSC_0009_1_.JPG [Broken]
    I need to find the formula which is in the red circle. Beam is simply supported at both ends and there is center load. Do you think that this is correct?
    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Last edited by a moderator: May 7, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 10, 2015 #2
    Seems the right equation for flexural deflection, but, in addition, there could be a much smaller deflection due to shear.
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