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SPONSORED ### Shear bolt connection EC3

Check the shear connection for the IPE450-S275 for the design shear VEd=500KN. Bolts M20-8.8, plate thickness t=20mm. Solution e 1=60mm > 1.2*do=1.2*22=26.4mm e 2=50mm > 1.2*do=1.2*22=26.4m...

Read More SPONSORED ### Calculate the location of point load

Calculate the distance x for locating point load so that the moment on the beam at point B is zero. Solution ∑MA=0 -> (L/2)*2P-F2*(L-x)+P*L=0 -> F2=-(2P)*L/(x-L) &...

Read More SPONSORED ### Calculation Example – Minimum allowable Diameter.

Determine the minimum diameter of the rod. The axial tensile force is P=10KN. The allowable stresses in tension and shear is 100MPa and 40MPa. Solution Maximum normal stress  ...

Read More SPONSORED ### Calculation Example – Buckling of Column (EC3).

Check the column for buckling according to EC3. HEB300/S275 and axial force NEd=1500KN. The column (L=12m) is pinned at the two far ends (strong axis y-y). The column is pinned every 4m at the weak ax...

Read More SPONSORED ### Calculation Example – Shear bolt connection EC3.

Check the shear connection for the IPE450-S275 for the design shear VEd=300KN. Bolts M20-8.8, plate thickness t=15mm. e 1=60mm > 1.2*do=1.2*22=26.4mm e 2=50mm > 1.2*do=1.2*22=26.4mm e 1, e...

Read More SPONSORED ### Calculation Example – Member Diagram. Triangular load.

Determine the diagrams for moment and shear for the following pinned at two ends beam for a triangular load. Total length 12m. EI constant. Units KN,m. Solution Free body diagram ...

Read More SPONSORED ### Calculation Example – Torsional moment-Stress.

Calculate the max stress because of torsional moment on the outer layer of a steel hollow rod when two forces act on it from a distance of 200mm from the center. Solution T=1000KN*0.4m=400KNm Pol...

Read More SPONSORED ### Calculation Example – Angular acceleration, angular velocity.

The column A moves to the right with variable speed V(t)=4*Vo*t+c. Calculate the angular velocity and the angular acceleration of the beam B. The beam is pinned at one end. (c is constant). Solutio...

Read More SPONSORED ### Calculation Example – Calculate shear stress for temperature load.

A copper bar with a rectangular cross section is held without stress between rigid supports. The temperature of the bar is raised 50°C. Determine the maximum shear stress t. (Assume α= 17.5 x 10-6/°C...

Read More SPONSORED ### Calculation Example – Calculate tension force using virtual work.

Calculate tension force F_AC in cable AC using virtual work for the weight of 10 KN. (The equilibrium is at φ=45 degrees) Solution If we release cable from point C , point A moves to posi...

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