# flexure

## Solution to Problem 588 | Design for Flexure and Shear

**Problem 588**

The distributed load shown in Fig. P-588 is supported by a wide-flange section of the given dimensions. Determine the maximum value of w_{o} that will not exceed a flexural stress of 10 MPa or a shearing stress of 1.0 MPa.

## Solution to Problem 585 | Design for Flexure and Shear

**Problem 585**

A simply supported beam of length L carries a uniformly distributed load of 6000 N/m and has the cross section shown in Fig. P-585. Find L to cause a maximum flexural stress of 16 MPa. What maximum shearing stress is then developed?

## Solution to Problem 584 | Design for Flexure and Shear

**Problem 584**

A wide-flange section having the dimensions shown in Fig. P-584 supports a distributed load of w_{o} lb/ft on a simple span of length L ft. Determine the ratio of the maximum flexural stress to the maximum shear stress.

## 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 f_{b} ≤ 1500 psi and f_{v} ≤ 120 psi, determine the maximum value of W.

## Solution to Problem 580 | Design for Flexure and Shear

**Problem 580**

A rectangular beam of width b and height h carries a central concentrated load P on a simply supported span of length L. Express the maximum f_{v} in terms of maximum f_{b}.