Solution to Problem 561 | Built-up Beams

Problem 561
A T section has the dimensions given in Fig. P-561. Show that the neutral axis is 3 inches below the top and that INA = 166.7 in4. If the tensile stress at the bottom of the flange is 1000 psi, calculate (a) the total tensile force in the flange and (b) the total compressive force in the cross section. Also compute (c) the moment of the compressive force about the NA, and (d) the moment of the total tensile force about the NA. (e) How does the sum of (c) and (d) compare with the total applied bending moment as computed from the flexure formula?

T-beam strength Investigation


Solution 561

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