Course Number: STR-002
Course Field: Structures
PDH Credits: 3

Course Overview

Many structures can be approximated as a straight beam or as a collection of straight beams. For this reason, the analysis of stresses and deflections in a beam is an important and useful topic.

This course discusses:

  • Constraints and boundary conditions
  • Shear force and bending moment
  • Shear and moment diagrams
  • Calculation of stresses in beams
  • Common beam deflection formulas

Course Content

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Quiz

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