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Example Problems: Bending Stress 1 A4 x 12 S45 Douglas fir beam is loaded and sup- ported as shown. b. Determine the magnitude of the bending stress developed three feet to the left of support B. habe ao en Vat three feet to the left.of B: ¥=o(16') V=16k 4x 12845 A= 304in? (2) Myay = 8.58 ket f= Xe — (8.58 keft. x BefA)E@) = Laks & 4153 in. (b) Moment at three feot to the left of B: M =Ss8k-ft — }16'(L8k) M = 858 k-ft. — 1.28 k-ft M = 73k f (7,200#-ft x 12in,/ft.) (5.63") 372 Chapter 8 5.2 A beam must span a distance of 12 feet and carry a ‘uniformly distributed load of 120 #/ft. Determine which ‘cross-section would be the least stressed: (a), (b), or (c). Solution: fa) Plank. Ht , A=in?, 1, =67in’ c=1" Mc _ (2,1604-ft x 12in /ft)(1") fom age = 3,869 #/in? A=Min?; I= 417in'; c= 25" _ Me(2,A608-ft. x 12in/ft.)(25") _ fea = = 15 afin? f t (417in") mealies (©) Pheu. — %—"e] —- Fee K . Se] % A=%in?, 1,=167in§ c= 4" Me _ (21604 x 12in fft.y(4") Foun == savin’ Bending and Shear Stresses in Beams 8.3 A WS x 28 steel beam is loaded and supported as shown. Determine the maximum bending stress. Solution: v «8 = 4004/ft. x 8" = 3.2008 M = 3.2k(10") = 32 k-ft. Sra = 7 (using Mau from the moment diagram) 1=98.0in4 4 _ 8.06" . ea Soa = aor M = S2ieft. x 1in it. = 384 kin. (384 kein.) (4.03" po SBA) seis: ‘98.0in! Fattow = 2ksi .OK What is the bending stress that would result if the steel beam were a6 x 16 S45 Southern Fine No. I beam? (Obtain section properties from timber tables in Appendix Table AL) Solution: Me fT r= .70rint afe = fear: (384,000 #-in. )(7.73" p= SEO NTTE spat 1,707 in Felon = 1,550 psi .". Nat Good 373 eat