For the beam shown, determine the reaction at the roller support when \omega_0 = 16 kN/m. ...

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For the beam shown, determine the reaction at the roller support when {eq}\omega_0 {/eq} = 16 kN/m.

Express your answer to three significant figures.

Reaction force

The force which acts at the support of a beam is termed as a reaction force. The reaction force acts in the opposite direction of the action force. In a simply supported beam, the reaction force acts at the roller end is only in one direction whereas the reaction force acts at the fixed support in x and y-direction both.

Answer and Explanation:

Given data:

  • The distributed load acting on the beam is: {eq}{w_0} = 16\;{\rm{kN/m}} {/eq}.
  • The function of the load on the beam is: {eq}w =...

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