A deflection formula for single-span beams of constant section subjected to combined axial and transverse loads

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In this paper there is presented a deflection formula for single-span beams of constant section subjected to combined axial and transverse loads of the types commonly encountered in airplane design. The form of the equation is obtainable by dimensional analysis. Tables and curves of the non dimensional coefficients are appended to facilitate the use of the formula. The equation is applied to the determination of the spring constant of a beam. Tables and curves are presented to show the variation of the spring constant with changes in the axial load and position along the beam.

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Burke, Walter F September 1, 1935.

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In this paper there is presented a deflection formula for single-span beams of constant section subjected to combined axial and transverse loads of the types commonly encountered in airplane design. The form of the equation is obtainable by dimensional analysis. Tables and curves of the non dimensional coefficients are appended to facilitate the use of the formula. The equation is applied to the determination of the spring constant of a beam. Tables and curves are presented to show the variation of the spring constant with changes in the axial load and position along the beam.

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  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930081308 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-540
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081308
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Burke, Walter F. A deflection formula for single-span beams of constant section subjected to combined axial and transverse loads, report, September 1, 1935; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc54194/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.