Tag Archives: beam analysis

Beam actions and deflections, 3D or 2D

Two new functions have been added to the ConBeamU spreadsheet, last discussed here. The new version can be downloaded from ConBeamU.zip, including full open-source code. The new functions, BeamAct3D and BeamAct2D calculate forces, moments, deflections and rotations along a 3D … Continue reading

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Update to Beam1 and Beam2

It has just been pointed out that the single span beam spreadsheet presented at Frame Analysis with Excel 1 does not work for a propped cantilever.  The same applies to the spreadsheet for single span sloping beams at Frame Analysis with … Continue reading

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