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Mechanical EngineeringMechanics of Materials (MindTap Course List)A simple beam A B of a span length L = 24 ft is subjected to two wheel loads acting at a distance d = 5 ft apart (see figure). Each wheel transmits a load P = 3.0 kips, and the carriage may occupy any position on the beam. Determine the maximum bending stress G m a x due to the wheel loads if the beam is an I-beam having section modulus S = 16.2 in 3 . If d = 5 ft. Find the required span length L to reduce the maximum stress in part (a) to 18 ksi. If L = 24 ft, Find the required wheel spacing s to reduce the maximum stress in part (a) to 18 ksi.BuyFind*arrow_forward*

9th Edition

Barry J. Goodno + 1 other

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337093347

Chapter 5, Problem 5.5.17P

Textbook Problem

A simple beam *A B *of a span length *L = *24 ft is subjected to two wheel loads acting at a distance *d = 5 *ft apart (see figure). Each wheel transmits a load *P = *3.0 kips, and the carriage may occupy any position on the beam.

- Determine the maximum bending stress G
_{m}_{a}_{x}_{}due to the wheel loads if the beam is an I-beam having section modulus*S =*16.2 in^{3}. - If
*d = 5*ft. Find the required span length*L*to reduce the maximum stress in part (a) to 18 ksi. - If L = 24 ft, Find the required wheel spacing
*s*to reduce the maximum stress in part (a) to 18 ksi.

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