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```ME 221 Statics
Lecture #17
Section 4.6
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Homework #6
• Chapter 4 problems:
– 10, 11, 18, 24, 39, 42, 43 &amp; 47
– Must use integration methods to solve
– Due Monday, October 14
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Homework #7
• Chapter 4 problems:
– 52, 53 &amp; 54
– Due Friday, October 18
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Quiz #4
• Today
Exam #2
• Friday, October 18
• Last day to drop without a grade reported is:
Tuesday, October 15
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No Class
• Friday, October 11
• Use this time to work on homework
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Last Lecture
• Centroids of composite sections
QUESTIONS ?????
Today
• Section 4.6 - Distributed Loads
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• Example
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Beams
P
x
w(x)
with an equivalent
concentrated force.
dx
L
The equivalent force is
the sum of all the forces.
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0
w  x  dx
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The equivalent load is placed at the centroid of
w(x)
1
xc 
W

L
0
x w  x  dx
W
centroid
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L
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Example
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Quiz #4
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