Trying to determine the bending stiffness (2nd moment of area, or section modulus, etc) for this non-straight beam. Part is basically a corrugated piece of sheet metal.
Interested in stiffness when part is loaded a la:
More precisely, I want to determine how the stiffness varies with changes in dimension "D".
I suppose I could run a bunch of simple mechanica/Simulate analyses, while varying dimension "D", then extrapolate the correlation between stiffness and "D". This might suffice in the end... However I'm wondering if anyone has insight into a more direct (analytical, symbolic) approach
Any ideas on how to figure this out would be greatly appreciated!
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