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Determine the magnitude and location of the resultant force of the distributed load acting on the...

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Determine the magnitude and location of the resultant force of the distributed load acting on the beam.

Load :

Loads are the external forces acting on the beam to perform a function that need to be achieved .

Load may be a concentrated point load or a uniformly distributed load or a uniformly varying load.

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The various loads acting on the beam are :

a) Parabolic load and its location from point O :

{eq}W_{1}=\frac{1}{3}\times (192\times 4) \\ =256 \ lb...

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External Force: Definition & Examples

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In this lesson, we are going to learn about external forces and their effects on the body to which they are applied. We are also going to distinguish external forces from internal forces.


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