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Gravitational Stresses in Deep Beams

This paper reviews the methods available for the calculation of gravitational stresses in deep beams and presents the results of a series of experiments on such beams using the frozen stress method of photoelasticity in which gravitational loading was simulated in a large centrifuge. The stresses so obtained are given in a form suitable for use in design and a number of comparisons with theoretical results are shown. Professor A. W. Hendry

Author(s): Saad, Shawki;Hendry, A W

Keywords: deep beams;deflection;analysis;loads