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May 18, 2019
05:20 AM

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May 18, 2019
05:20 AM

including variable that are define earlier in a function

so im still working on this beam template and i keep bumping my head against the wall, now im trying to include those c.1 c.2 c.3 c.4 (that you guys helped me find. 🙂 ) in my final function

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May 18, 2019
08:53 AM

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May 18, 2019
08:53 AM

Hi,

There is a better way using Odesolve() to solve the equation for deflection.

Beam of "Ls" span, of "E" material of "Iz" moment of inertia.

Point load of "P" applies at "a" distance from left hand side.

Beam is simply supported at each end.

This is a Mathcad 15 file and it does not convert well to Prime as the double dash in the solve block does not translate to Prime.

I am trusting the community can help with the translation of the file as it is a simpler solution to the problem.

Cheers

Terry

May 18, 2019
09:42 AM

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May 18, 2019
09:42 AM

@terryhendicott wrote:

I am trusting the community can help with the translation of the file as it is a simpler solution to the problem.

Here you are:

Worksheet in Format P5 attached

May 18, 2019
12:17 PM

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May 18, 2019
12:17 PM

Hi,

Here is the example with diagrams and words added.

Cheers

Terry

May 18, 2019
01:37 PM

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May 18, 2019
01:37 PM

Were you looking for this?

Success!

Luc

May 20, 2019
02:05 AM

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May 20, 2019
02:05 AM

Hi,

Using conjugate beam theory you can also calculate the deflection. Note for the following to work "a" must be greater or equal to half the span.

Cheers

Terry