Use free body diagram to solve for internal forces and moment about a point on a simply supported beam.

read moreA horizontal force of 200# to the left and a vertical force of 400# downward act at the end of the structure. (AEC kaplan example #5)

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read moreHere is the example of a basic structures problem. Calculating Maximum Horizontal Shear Stress of a beam, typically you will be given the rectangular dimensions (ex 12in, 20in) and a load.

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