Solution to Problem 522 | Flexure Formula

Problem 522
A box beam is composed of four planks, each 2 inches by 8 inches, securely spiked together to form the section shown in Fig. P-522. Show that INA = 981.3 in4. If wo = 300 lb/ft, find P to cause a maximum flexural stress of 1400 psi.

Box beam


Solution 522