Situation
A simply supported steel beam spans 9 m. It carries a uniformly distributed load of 10 kN/m, beam weight already included.

Given Beam Properties:
Area = 8,530 mm2
Depth = 306 mm
Flange Width = 204 mm
Flange Thickness = 14.6 mm
Moment of Inertia, Ix = 145 × 106 mm4
Modulus of Elasticity, E = 200 GPa

1.   What is the maximum flexural stress (MPa) in the beam?

A.   107 C.   142
B.   54 D.   71

2.   To prevent excessive deflection, the beam is propped at midspan using a pipe column. Find the resulting axial stress (MPa) in the column

Given Column Properties:
Outside Diameter = 200 mm
Thickness = 10 mm
Height, H = 4 m
Modulus of Elasticity, E = 200 GPa
A.   4.7 C.   18.8
B.   9.4 D.   2.8

3.   How much is the maximum bending stress (MPa) in the propped beam?

A.   26.7 C.   15.0
B.   17.8 D.   35.6

 

Problem 823 | Continuous Beam by Three-Moment Equation

Problem 823
A continuous beam simply supported over three 10-ft spans carries a concentrated load of 400 lb at the center of the first span, a concentrated load of 640 lb at the center of the third span and a uniformly distributed load of 80 lb/ft over the middle span. Solve for the moment over the supports and check your answers using the results obtained for Problems 819 and 822.
 

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