Engineering Transactions, 68, 4, pp. 353–370, 2020

A Shear Deformation Theory of Beams with Bisymmetrical Cross-Sections Based on the Zhuravsky Shear Stress Formula

Krzysztof MAGNUCKI
Lukasiewicz Research Network - Institute of Rail Vehicles TABOR

Lukasiewicz Research Network - Institute of Rail Vehicles TABOR

Poznan University of Technology

This paper is devoted to simply supported beams with bisymmetrical cross-sections under a generalized load. Based on the Zhuravsky shear stress formula, the shear deformation theory of a planar beam cross-section is formulated. The deflections and the shear stresses of example beams are determined. Moreover, the numerical-FEM computations of these beams are carried out. The results of the research are shown in figures and tables.
Keywords: shear deformation theory; shear stress; beam deflection; shear effect
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