Tag Archives: Macauley’s Method

Continuous Beams With Cantilevers by Macaulay’s Method

Edit 13 Apr 2014: See Continuous Beam Spreadsheet with Moving Load for the latest version, which is now called ConBeamU. I have updated the Macaulay spreadsheet (described here) to allow the analysis of continuous beams with cantilevers at one or … Continue reading

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Continuous Beam Analysis by Macaulay’s Method

The Macaulay spreadsheet now includes a ConBeam() function, analysing continuous beams with any number of segments of different stiffness, subject to any combination of distributed or point loads and moments.  The spreadsheet also includes an example, together with output of … Continue reading

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Beam Fixed End Actions by Macaulay’s Method

Following the previous post examples have been added to the Macaulay Spreadsheet illustrating the use of the method to find fixed end moments and reactions for a beam fixed at one or both ends, and subject to any number of … Continue reading

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