Solution to Problem 583 | Design for Flexure and Shear

Problem 583
A rectangular beam 6 in. wide by 10 in. high supports a total distributed load of W and a concentrated load of 2W applied as shown in Fig. P-583. If fb ≤ 1500 psi and fv ≤ 120 psi, determine the maximum value of W.

Rectangular beam loaded with uniform and concentrated loads


Solution 583