Monday, April 9, 2018

Deflection and Forces in Cantilever Beam propped with a Spring - solved Example.

With this example you will learn how to find the deflection in an indeterminate propped cantilever beam using the equations of compatibility.

Problem: 
Before the Load P was applied to the beam shown, the beam was straight and spring was unstretched. Find the deflection under the load P in terms of EI, L, and spring constant k.


Solution: 


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