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Beam calculation help

dashoff

Hello i got assigned this beam and i have no idea what to do with it or where to even start. i need to draw a calculate all internal forces. i would be realy happy for the answers or even the direction where i should start.

 
May 2, 21 11:51 am
Non Sequitur

Did you ask your teacher for help during the lectures?

May 2, 21 12:05 pm  · 
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JLC-1

what does it say in the parts not shown?  looks like you need to know what's up with a,b,c,etc....

May 2, 21 2:00 pm  · 
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( o Y o )

rules of thumb:


wood: depth in inches = 2x span in ft


steel: depth in inches = span in ft

May 2, 21 3:33 pm  · 
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I think you mean wood beams. Wood trusses are around 1 to 1.25 depending on weather they are for roof or floor loads.

May 3, 21 10:55 am  · 
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