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# THEORY OF STRUCTURES 2____________________________________________________________________________

## DEFLECTION OF DETERMINATE BEAMS

EXERCISES 2.0
1.0 From the figure shown below. 4.0 From the figure shown below.
P w

A L/2 L/2 B
A L/2 L/2 B
L L

## Derive the following formulas: Derive the following formulas:

a. Maximum moment of the beam a. Maximum moment of the beam
b. Maximum deflection of the beam b. Maximum deflection of the beam
c. Slope at A and B c. Slope at A and B
Answer: a) PL/4, b) PL3/48EI, c) PL2/16EI Answer: a) wL2/12, b) wL4/120EI

2.0 From the figure shown below. 5.0 From the figure shown below.
P

M
A a b B
A B
L L

## Derive the following formulas: Derive the following formulas:

a. Maximum moment of the beam a. Maximum moment of the beam
b. Location of the max. deflection of the beam b. Location of the max. deflection of the beam
c. Maximum deflection of the beam c. Maximum deflection of the beam
d. Deflection at the midspan of the beam d. Slope at A and B
Answer: a) M, b) 0.577L , c) ML3/9√3EI
e. Slope at A and B
Answer: a) Pab/L, b) 1/3√𝐿2 − 𝑏 2

w

A B
L

## Derive the following formulas:

a. Location of the max. deflection of the beam
b. Maximum deflection of the beam
c. Deflection at the midspan of the beam
d. Slope at A and B