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Homework Help: Vertical beam

  1. May 15, 2007 #1
    I want to draw the V- and M-diagramme for this beam:


    Am I on the right track? I find it difficult to calculate M here. What should I do?
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  3. May 16, 2007 #2


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    Yes, you're on the right track. Note that the trapezoidal load can be thought of as the superposition of two triangular loads.
    Last edited: May 16, 2007
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