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Deflection of a Beam

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If a beam of lenght L is fixed at the ends and loaded in the centre of the beam by a point load of F newtons the deflection at a distance x from one end is given by :

y= (F/ 48Ei)(3L^2x-4x^3)

Find the position and the value of the maximum deflection of the beam if;
L = 10 m
Ei= 300x10^6 Nm^2
F= 100kN

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Solution. If L = 10 m , Ei= 300x10^6 Nm^2 , F= 100kN , then
y= (F/ 48Ei)(3L^2x-4x^3)
=(300x-4x^3)/144000 ..................(1)
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