Solution to Problem 556 | Unsymmetrical Beams

Problem 556
A T beam supports the three concentrated loads shown in Fig. P-556. Prove that the NA is 3.5 in. above the bottom and that INA = 97.0 in4. Then use these values to determine the maximum value of P so that fbt ≤ 4 ksi and fbc ≤ 10 ksi.

Overhanging Inverted t-beam with Symmetrical Concentrated Loads


Solution 556